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Selma (Drury Humanities)

Starring: Carmen Ejogo, David Oyelowo, Tim Roth, Tom Wilkinson Director: Ava DuVernay Genre(s): Drama, History Rating: PG-13

Dr. Richard Shurr will lead a post show discussion of the film. Great insights to great films courtesy of Drury’s Humanities faculty. In 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (David Oyelowo) leads a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. The march from Selma to Montgomery culminates in President Johnson (Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement. Ticket Prices are $5, and Free for Members.

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