Selma , movie

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"Selma" is the story of a movement. The film 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 (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Director Ava DuVernay's "Selma" tells the story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (David Oyelowo) and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.

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Release Date USA: January 9, 2015
Release Date: November 11, 2014


Genres: Drama movies (989) History movies (55)
Studios: Paramount Pictures (16)
Country: USA Movies (1694) UK Movies (211)

Director: Ava DuVernay
Screenplay: Paul Webb
Cast: David Oyelowo, Tim Roth, Giovanni Ribisi, Carmen Ejogo, Tessa Thompson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Alessandro Nivola, Tom Wilkinson, Oprah Winfrey, Lorraine Toussaint

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