Selma

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.

Other Authors: Oyelowo, David., Ejogo, Carmen., Roth, Tim., Winfrey, Oprah., Wilkinson, Tom., Ribisi, Giovanni., Gooding, Jr., Cuba.
Language: English
Published: [United States] : Paramount, 2015.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
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Format: DVD Videodisc Videorecording
Summary: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964.
"Intelligently written, vividly shot, tightly edited, sharply acted, the film represents a rare example of craftsmanship working to produce a deeply moving piece of history."--Hollywood Reporter.
"Selma" is a necessary film, even an essential one, with more than its share of memorable performances and vivid, compelling sequences."--Los Angeles Times.
"DuVernay's look at Martin Luther King's 1965 voting-rights march against racial injustice stings with relevance to the here and now. Oyelowo's stirring, soulful performance as King deserves superlatives."--Rolling Stone.
"DuVernay has done a great service with Selma. Not only has she made one of the most powerful films of the year, she's given us a necessary reminder of what King did for this country...and how much is left to be done."--Entertainment Weekly.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD.
Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13.
Production Credits: Director, Ava Duvernay.