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Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  17 January 1999 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Jonathan Daniels
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Sheyann Webb (as Jurnee Smollett)
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Willie (as Faruq Jenkins)
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Rachel West
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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 <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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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 »

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Both Rachel and Sheyann were several years younger than they are portrayed and described in the movie. See more »

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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.
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I Give it Award for best real historical event Re-Inactment in a movie
13 May 2003 | by (Mississauga, Canada) – See all my reviews

That's right. The Scene of Bloody Sunday happend just like that and it was a horrible sight to even think people in the past did such a thing, but it still happend and this movie shows the brutal reality. 5.3 out of 10 is not enough of this movie. See for yourself and the brutal reality of bloody sunday.


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