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Selma, Lord, Selma


Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Charles Burnett. 1999, 94 mins. Digital projection. With Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Clifton Powell, Mackenzie Astin. Join us on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for this family film about a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement as told through a young girl’s perspective. Part of the Wonderful World of Disney series, this film follows eleven-year-old Sheyann (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) in 1965 after she becomes inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and joins others on the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Recommended ages 8 and up.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $7 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact [email protected] with questions regarding online reservations.)

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