Selma

Selma Trailers

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Original title Selma
Category History, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 2014
Production Country
Directors Ava DuVernay
Cast David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo, André Holland, Omar J. Dorsey, Alessandro Nivola, Giovanni Ribisi, Colman Domingo, Oprah Winfrey, Tim Roth, Common, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Tessa Thompson, Lorraine Toussaint
Distributor Pandora Film Distribution

Synopsis

Produced by Oprah Winfrey, Brad Pitt's company Plan B (12 Years a Slave) and Christian Colson (Slumdog Millionaire), the acclaimed film SELMA tells the gripping true story of the pivotal moment in MARTIN LUTHER KING's epic civil rights struggle - the 1965 protest march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to secure voting rights for African Americans. Starring British actor David Oyelowo (The Butler, A Most Violent Year) as Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. alongside Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Oprah Winfrey, Giovanni Ribisi, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Martin Sheen, the 2015 releases of SELMA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Voting Rights Act and this triumphant story of the power of the people.