English Biography, Drama
2 hrs 2 mins
Based on a true story - the epic march by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Release Date5 Feb, 2015
Cast & CrewDavid Oyelowo,Carmen Ejogo,Tom Wilkinson,Oprah Winfrey
SynopsisDirector Ava DuVernay`s SELMA depicts the unforgettable true story - 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 film tells how the leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and his brothers, and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.
The film released world-wide on January 9, 2015, just two months before the 50th anniversary of the march. The film received four Golden Globe Award nominations, including Best Motion Picture Drama, Best Director, and Best Actor, and won for Best Original Song. It is also nominated for Best Picture and Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards.