Selma (movie)

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Selma is a 2014 historical drama movie directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb. It is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches.[1][2]

The movie stars actors David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr., Tom Wilkinson as President Lyndon B. Johnson, Tim Roth as George Wallace, Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King, and Common as James Bevel.

It was released worldwide on January 9, 2015.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "James L. Bevel The Strategist of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement" by Randy Kryn, a paper in David Garrow's 1989 book We Shall Overcome, Volume II, Carlson Publishing Company.
  2. Randy Kryn, "Movement Revision Research Summary Regarding James Bevel", published by Middlebury College, October 2005.
  3. "'Selma' Release Date: Paramount Dates MLK Jr. Pic For Christmas". Deadline.com. February 18, 2014. Retrieved June 21, 2014.