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.
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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
Jonathan Daniels died in Hayneville, Alabama, in August 1965, while heroically saving the life of another, Ruby Sales. The movie depicts Daniels as simply being gunned down on the street, alone except for his killer. See more
The only ugliness in this world is man's creation, not God's.
God doesn't put anybody down. Just people do.