SELMA, a 2014 historical drama directed by Ava DuVernay, based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, and Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis. Fueled by a gripping performance from David Oyelowo, Selma draws inspiration and dramatic power from the life and death of Martin Luther King, Jr. — but doesn't ignore how far we remain from the ideals his work embodied.

SELMA, a 2014 historical drama directed by Ava DuVernay, based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams, and Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis. Fueled by a gripping performance from David Oyelowo, Selma draws inspiration and dramatic power from the life and death of Martin Luther King, Jr. — but doesn't ignore how far we remain from the ideals his work embodied.

in january 2012, filmaker ava duvernay was the first african american woman to win the best director prize at the sundance film festival for her film :middle of nowhere".

in january 2012, filmaker ava duvernay was the first african american woman to win the best director prize at the sundance film festival for her film :middle of nowhere".

Rapper Common, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, and poet from Chicago, Illinois. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained a significant underground following into the late 1990s, His soundtrack in Selma film with John Legend is memorable. He will guest star on Empire TV series for Season 2.

Rapper Common, is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, and poet from Chicago, Illinois. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained a significant underground following into the late 1990s, His soundtrack in Selma film with John Legend is memorable. He will guest star on Empire TV series for Season 2.

From @VFVanities: Ava DuVernay (@directher) the first African-American woman to direct an Oscar-nominated film (Selma) was nominated again this time for 13th a documentary that explores racial inequality and criminal justice. For her next project shes directing a multi-racial adaptation of Madeleine LEngles A Wrinkle in Time for Disney. See more of @VanityFair's 2017 Style Portfolio at the link in bio. Photograph by @PatrickDemarchelier.  via VANITY FAIR MAGAZINE OFFICIAL INSTAGRAM…

From @VFVanities: Ava DuVernay (@directher) the first African-American woman to direct an Oscar-nominated film (Selma) was nominated again this time for 13th a documentary that explores racial inequality and criminal justice. For her next project shes directing a multi-racial adaptation of Madeleine LEngles A Wrinkle in Time for Disney. See more of @VanityFair's 2017 Style Portfolio at the link in bio. Photograph by @PatrickDemarchelier. via VANITY FAIR MAGAZINE OFFICIAL INSTAGRAM…

Andrea Mitchell talks to Rep. John Lewis about the film “Selma,” which tells the story of the protests in Selma, Alabama 50 years ago that served as a pivotal moment in the nation’s Civil Rights Movement.

Andrea Mitchell talks to Rep. John Lewis about the film “Selma,” which tells the story of the protests in Selma, Alabama 50 years ago that served as a pivotal moment in the nation’s Civil Rights Movement.

Harry Belafonte, Martin Luther King Jr., theater and film producer Hillard Elkins and Sammy Davis Jr. in April 1965 at “Broadway Answers Selma,” a show Mr. Hillard produced to raise money for Dr. King. Many thanks to Kanisha Johnson, the patron saint of Dorothy Dandridge online (see DorothyDandridgeForever.com) for bringing this picture to my attention. Photo: Bandphoto Agency.

Harry Belafonte, Martin Luther King Jr., theater and film producer Hillard Elkins and Sammy Davis Jr. in April 1965 at “Broadway Answers Selma,” a show Mr. Hillard produced to raise money for Dr. King. Many thanks to Kanisha Johnson, the patron saint of Dorothy Dandridge online (see DorothyDandridgeForever.com) for bringing this picture to my attention. Photo: Bandphoto Agency.

“The male protagonists in my films are basically all idiots who don’t understand shit. Whereas the women are much more human, and much more real. It’s the women I identify with in all my films.” - Lars von Trier

“The male protagonists in my films are basically all idiots who don’t understand shit. Whereas the women are much more human, and much more real. It’s the women I identify with in all my films.” - Lars von Trier

If the gentleman has ability, he is magnanimous, generous, tolerant, and straightforward, through which he opens the way to instruct others. Xun Kuang    Harry Belafonte, Martin Luther King Jr., theater and film producer Hillard Elkins and Sammy Davis Jr. in April 1965 at “Broadway Answers Selma,” a show Mr. Hillard produced to raise money for Dr. King.

If the gentleman has ability, he is magnanimous, generous, tolerant, and straightforward, through which he opens the way to instruct others. Xun Kuang Harry Belafonte, Martin Luther King Jr., theater and film producer Hillard Elkins and Sammy Davis Jr. in April 1965 at “Broadway Answers Selma,” a show Mr. Hillard produced to raise money for Dr. King.

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