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

Writing:
  • Cynthia Whitcomb

Stars:
Release Date: 1999-01-17
TMDb: 8.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 94
Jurnee Smollett
Jurnee Smolle...
Sheyann Webb
Mackenzie Astin
Mackenzie Ast...
Jonathan Daniels
Ella Joyce
Ella Joyce
Betty Webb
Clifton Powell
Clifton Powel...
Martin Luther King Jr
Afemo Omilami
Afemo Omilami
John Webb
Brett Rice
Brett Rice
Sheriff Pots
Margo Moorer
Margo Moorer
Alice West
L. Warren Young
L. Warren You...
Hosea Williams
Yolanda King
Yolanda King
Miss Bright
Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Jurnee Smolle...
Sheyann Webb
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