Drama | English | 128 minutes
Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus): 99
- Metacritic Score: 80
Academy Awards: Nominated, Best Picture
Golden Globe Awards: Nominated, Best Picture; Best Director (Ava DuVernay)
National Board of Review: Winner, Freedom of Expression Award
New York Film Critics Awards: Listed, Top Ten Films of the Year
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DuVernay gracefully shows the strategies, negotiations and meetings that made a dream possible. If we’re never quite inside King’s head, we are absolutely right beside him as the weight of history, and the hope of good people, falls on him.
Director Ava DuVernay writes history with passionate clarity and blazing conviction. Even if you think you know what’s coming, SELMA hums with suspense and surprise. It is a triumph of efficient, emphatic cinematic storytelling.
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