Selma Lord Selma

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Overview

Noted African-American independent filmmaker Charles Burnett directed this made-for-TV movie, based on the memoirs of Sheyann Webb-Christburg and Rachel West Nelson, in which 12-year-olds Sheyann (Jurnee Smollett and Rachel (Stephanie Zandra Peyton), with fellow volunteer Jonathan (Mackenzie Astin), a white seminary student, join Martin Luther King's march from Selma to Montgomery. Selma Lord Selma was originally aired as part of The Wonderful World of Disney on Jan. 17, 1999, one day prior to the national ...
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Overview

Noted African-American independent filmmaker Charles Burnett directed this made-for-TV movie, based on the memoirs of Sheyann Webb-Christburg and Rachel West Nelson, in which 12-year-olds Sheyann (Jurnee Smollett and Rachel (Stephanie Zandra Peyton), with fellow volunteer Jonathan (Mackenzie Astin), a white seminary student, join Martin Luther King's march from Selma to Montgomery. Selma Lord Selma was originally aired as part of The Wonderful World of Disney on Jan. 17, 1999, one day prior to the national holiday commemorating Dr. King's birthday; the broadcast featured an introduction by Dr. King's widow, Coretta Scott King.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Featurette: A Bridge to Freedom; Spanish subtitles; Dolby Digital surround sound; Fullscreen
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/3/2004
  • UPC: 786936233803
  • Original Release: 1999
  • Rating:

  • Source: Walt Disney Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Surround
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:29:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 28,303

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
MacKenzie Astin
Clifton Powell
Yolanda King
Technical Credits
Charles Burnett Director
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Meeting Dr. King [8:38]
2. Freedomland [8:15]
3. We Will March [5:27]
4. Let It Shine [7:24]
5. Morality vs. The Law [8:09]
6. Teachers' Revolt [6:23]
7. Out of Jail [6:24]
8. Now Is the Time [9:59]
9. The March [4:45]
10. Bloody Sunday [5:49]
11. Victory at a Cost [16:09]
12. End Credits [:49]
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Menu

Side #1 --
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   Bonus Features
      A Bridge to Freedom
      Register Your DVD
   Scene Selection
   Captions & Subtitles
      English for the Hearing Impaired
      Spanish
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Absolutely heart-moving

    This is the best historical movie, not to mention the best out of all I've seen, that has been released. History is retold again, and brought me to tears at the end. Absolutely enjoying. I recommend this!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2003

    great movie

    its a great movie we watched this year in Mrs.Lester`s 7th grade social studies class it was great but very depressing in parts but they get there freedom after they go through lots of things to get it

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