Rated PG-13 · 127 min. · 2014

Drama

This film is the story of a movement. It chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. This film tells the real story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.


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Review: Selma

David Oyelowo may not especially look like MLK, but his is such a commanding performance that he ends up thoroughly filling out the man. »

Official Site: www.selmamovie.com
Director: Ava DuVernay
Writer: Ava DuVernay and Paul Webb
Producer: Christian Colson, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Oprah Winfrey
Cast: David Oyelowo, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tim Roth, Cuba Gooding Jr., Carmen Ejogo, Alessandro Nivola, Martin Sheen, Tom Wilkinson, Oprah Winfrey and Tessa Thompson

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