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
themoviedb icon 10/10
  • Release Date: 1999-01-17
  • Views: 811
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 94

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Clifton Powell

Martin Luther King Jr

Jurnee Smollett

Sheyann Webb

Mackenzie Astin

Jonathan Daniels

Ella Joyce

Betty Webb

Afemo Omilami

John Webb

Brett Rice

Sheriff Pots

Margo Moorer

Alice West

L. Warren Young

Hosea Williams

Yolanda King

Miss Bright

Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Sheyann Webb
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