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Selma, Lord, Selma

Author: Mackenzie AstinJurnee Smollett-BellClifton PowellCharles BurnettCynthia WhitcombAll authors
Publisher: Elk Grove Village, IL : Disney Educational Productions, [2004]
Series: Wonderful world of Disney series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Classroom edView all editions and formats
Summary:
In 1965, during the turbulent early days of the right-to-vote movement, a young Alabama schoolgirl (Smollett) is inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Powell) to resist the degradation that her fellow African Americans are suffering. Along with a White seminary student (Astin) from the North, and against the ever-increasing threat of racial violence, she promises to do what she can to help Dr. King's efforts.
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Genre/Form: Children's films
Drama
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mackenzie Astin; Jurnee Smollett-Bell; Clifton Powell; Charles Burnett; Cynthia Whitcomb; Christopher H Seitz; Sheyann Webb; Disney Educational Productions.
ISBN: 193264461X 9781932644616
OCLC Number: 56914287
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Title from disc label.
"77A85VL00."
DVD features scene selection, clips correlated to activities in the on-disk educator's guide, a printable educator's guide and weblink to additional resources.
Based on the book by Sheyann Webb and Rachel West Nelson as told to Frank Sikora.
Videocassette release of the motion picture, c1998 by Disney Enterprises, Inc.
Credits: Director of photography, Johnny Simmons ; film editor, Nancy Richardson ; music, Stephen James Taylor.
Cast: Mackenzie Astin, Jurnee Smollett, Clifton Powell, Ella Joyce, Yolanda King, Elizabeth and Afemo Omilami, Brett Rice, Tom Nowicki, Margo Moorer, Von Coulter, Danny Nelson.
Target Audience: Grade level: 4-8.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Wonderful world of Disney series.
Other Titles: Wonderful world of Disney (Television program)
Responsibility: the Wonderful World of Disney presents ; teleplay by Cynthia Whitcomb ; directed by Charles Burnett.

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In 1965, during the turbulent early days of the right-to-vote movement, a young Alabama schoolgirl (Smollett) is inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Powell) to resist the degradation that her fellow African Americans are suffering. Along with a White seminary student (Astin) from the North, and against the ever-increasing threat of racial violence, she promises to do what she can to help Dr. King's efforts.

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