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231 West Jefferson Boulevard

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In conjunction with the City of Dallas’ annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., join us for a screening of Selma. The film is based on the 1965 voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery led by Dr. King and other Civil Rights leaders.

Directed by Ava DuVernay, Selma chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965 when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a campaign to secure equal voting rights for African Americans in the face of violent opposition. The march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the Civil Rights Movement.

Photo Credit: Warren K. Leffler, Library of Congress

Film Run Time: 128 minutes

Martin Luther King, Jr. Week Presenter:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center

Film Screening Community Partners:

3 Stars Jewish Cinema

Center for African American Studies at UT Arlington

Dallas Civil Rights Museum

Dallas Film Society/Dallas International Film Festival

Dallas Gospel Connection

Dallas VideoFest

Denton Black Film Festival

Department of History at the University of North Texas

Jewish Film Festival of Dallas

SMU Embrey Human Rights Program

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