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. Written by
John Sacksteder <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
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. See more
Both Rachel and Sheyann were several years younger than they are portrayed and described in the movie. See more
Martin Luther King, Jr.
You may have the law on your side but we have morality on ours and one day you're going to have to accept that.