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New Rochelle Student Film on MLK Featured on WPIX Channel 11

Students in New Rochelle have produced a film about Martin Luther King Jr. that was featured on WPIX Channel 11.
Students in New Rochelle have produced a film about Martin Luther King Jr. that was featured on WPIX Channel 11. Photo Credit: Youtube

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- A film about Martin Luther King Jr. produced by New Rochelle students was aired recently on WPIX Channel 11, according to the television station.

The students, led by teacher Anthony Stirpe, spent weeks filming and editing the film, which is based on a 1943 essay written by King called "The Purpose of Education."

According to a statement dealing with the film, the work was shown during a Jan. 17 special show on the channel called "Martin Luther King Remembered."

Reporter Dan Mannarino also featured the students on the channel's "Five Questions" segment.

Click here to see a portion of the WPIX Channel 11 coverage .

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