Selma : Movie Review

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The unforgettable true story 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 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 and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.  – Written by Miss W J Mcdermott


This Movie is recommended for individuals who are interested in a bit of Black history, students, and the generally curious. It might be a bit boring for those not on the listed categories. it is rated PG – 13. The movie opens at Cinemas in South Africa from 05/02/2015

Historical Docuemntary in a Movie, one of the best documented history, there is a website dedicated to this movie with interactive history pins. There is also a list of legendary soundtracks that are wonderfully written. The famous of the soundtrack is Glory by Common and John Legend.

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