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Selma

SELMA
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RELEASE DATE: December 25, 2014, (limited; wide: January 9)
DISTRIBUTOR: Paramount Pictures
DIRECTOR: Ava DuVernay
PRODUCERS: Christian Colson, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Oprah Winfrey
SCREENWRITER: Paul Webb
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Bradford Young
EDITOR: Spencer Averick
COSTUME DESIGNER: Ruth E. Carter
CAST: David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Alessandro Nivola, Giovanni Ribisi, Common, Carmen Ejogo, Lorraine Toussaint, Tim Roth, Oprah Winfrey, Stephan James, Andre Holland, Tessa Thompson, Omar Dorsey, Colman Domingo, Wendell Pierce, Corey Reynolds, E. Roger-Mitchell, Ruben Staniago-Hudson, Trai Byers, Lakeith Stanfield, Henry G. Sanders, Charity Jordan, John Lavelle, Stan Houston, David Dwyer, Kent Falcoun, Niecy Nash, Stephen Root, Martin Sheen, Nigel Thatch, Dylan Baker
GENRE: Drama, Biography
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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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The film stars David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr., Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon Baines Johnson, Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King, Andre Holland as Andrew Young, Omar J. Dorsey as James Orange, Alessandro Nivola as John Doar, Dylan Baker as J. Edgar Hoover, Giovanni Ribisi as Lee White, Common as James Bevel, Tessa Thompson as Diane Nash, Colman Domingo as Ralph Abernathy, Stephen Root as Al Lingo, Jeremy Strong as James Reeb, with Tim Roth as George Wallace, and Oprah Winfrey as Annie Lee Cooper.

Clip – Application

Clip – Give Us The Vote

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