• Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)

Selma, Lord, Selma

Release Date: 1999

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

In 1965, Sheyann (Jurnee Smollett) and Rachel (Stephanie Zandra Peyton), two African-American girls from Selma, Alabama, become active in the Civil Rights Movement after they witness a speech by Martin Luther King Jr. (Clifton Powell). Along with a white seminary student named Jonathan (Mackenzie Astin), the two young girls participate in the famous Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march, and remain strong even in the face of racism and violence.

Cast: Mackenzie Astin, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Stephanie Zandra Peyton, Clifton Powell, Ella Joyce, Yolanda King, Elizabeth Omilami, Afemo Omilami

Director: Charles Burnett

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Murder, Friend, Quest, Growing up, Inspiring, Transformation, 1960s, Emotional