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Biopic chronicling the three-month period in 1965 which saw Dr Martin Luther King Jr lead a turbulent march from Selma to Montgomery in a bid to secure equal voting rights.

Film chronicling the tumultuous three-month period in 1965 when Dr Martin Luther King Jr led a campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition, culminating in the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, which led President Johnson to sign the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories for the civil rights movement that forever altered history.

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1 hour, 59 minutes

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Last on

Fri 19 Jun 2020 23:20

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:23

    Otis Redding

    Ole Man Trouble

  • 00:28

    The Impressions

    Keep On Pushing

  • 00:32

    Sister Gertrude Morgan

    New World In My View

  • 01:05

    Yusef Lateef

    Bamboo Flute Blues

  • 01:06

    Duane Eddy

    House of The Rising Sun

  • 01:22

    The Staple Singers

    Why? (Am I Treated So Bad)

  • 01:23


    Masters of War

  • 01:49


    Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us

  • 01:56

    Common & John Legend



Role Contributor
Martin Luther King Jr David Oyelowo
President Lyndon B Johnson Tom Wilkinson
Coretta Scott King Carmen Ejogo
Lee White Giovanni Ribisi
Amelia Boynton Lorraine Toussaint
John Lewis Stephan James
Rev Hosea Williams Wendell Pierce
James Bevel Common
John Doar Alessandro Nivola
Jimmie Lee Jackson Lakeith Stanfield
Fred Gray Cuba Gooding Jr
J Edgar Hoover Dylan Baker
Governor George Wallace Tim Roth
Annie Lee Cooper Oprah Winfrey
Cager Lee Henry G Sanders
Andrew Young Andre Holland
Gunnar Jahn Jim France
Bayard Rustin Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Ralph Abernathy Colman Domingo
James Orange Omar J Dorsey
Diane Nash Tessa Thompson
Frederick Reese E Roger Mitchell
Mahalia Jackson Ledisi Young
Sullivan Jackson Kent Faulcon
Richie Jean Jackson Niecy Nash
Reverend CT Vivian Corey Reynolds
Roy Reed John Lavelle
James Forman Trai Byers
James Reeb Jeremy Strong
Director Ava DuVernay
Writer Paul Webb
Producer Jeremy Kleiner


  • Fri 14 Apr 2017 21:00
  • Sun 1 Apr 2018 23:00
  • Sun 1 Apr 2018 23:20
  • Sun 14 Oct 2018 23:15
  • Fri 19 Jun 2020 23:20

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