PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.
Director Ava DuVernay and lead actor David Oyelowo's omissions from the 2015 Academy Award Nominations sparked an outcry from moviegoers and Hollywood insiders. Their omissions have been credited to the lack of racial diversity in Hollywood. In addition, the film was ... ...
Martin Luther King Jr.:
Our lives are not fully lived if we're not willing to die for those we love, for what we believe.
When the police begin attacking the marchers at the bridge, the film depicts the event being broadcast live around the country. At the time, the event would've been filmed and shown later, after processing. Live news started many years later.
The initial credits are shown over stills from the film and from promotional materials.
$11,307,394 (USA) (3 February 2015)
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