Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)

In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year old girl (Jurnee Smollett) is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when she joins others in the famed march from Selma to Montgomery. This movie is based on the memoir "Selma, Lord, Selma: Girlhood Memories of the Civil Rights Days" by Sheyann Webb and Rachel West Nelson, as told to Frank Sikora, first published in 1980.

Directing:
  • Charles Burnett

Stars:
Release Date: 1999-01-17
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 94
Jurnee Smollett
Jurnee Smolle...
Sheyann Webb
Mackenzie Astin
Mackenzie Ast...
Jonathan Daniels
Clifton Powell
Clifton Powel...
Martin Luther King Jr
Ella Joyce
Ella Joyce
Betty Webb
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