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Selma - Trailer

Selma, a 2014 film, is about the efforts, by civil-rights activists, to march between Selma and Montgomery, during March of 1965.

The first attempt to march was stopped by law-enforcement personnel who thereafter attacked the peaceful marchers. Those events (of March 7, 1965) became known as "Bloody Sunday."

Activits attempted two further marches, soon after; the first became "Turnaround Tuesday," but the second—authorized by a federal court order—was successful.

The film, focusing on the efforts of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (portrayed by David Oyelowo) to obtain voting rights for African-Americans, takes us back to a turbulent time in American history.


Media Credits

Official trailer for the film produced by Cloud Eight Films, Harpo Films, Plan B Entertainment and distributed (in the U.S.) by Paramount Pictures and (in the U.K.) by Pathé.  Copyrights, owned by studios, all rights reserved.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the film.

 

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