Selma Movie Cover

Selma

PG-13, 2015, Paramount Pictures

Director:

Ava DuVernay

Starring:

David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Giovanni Ribisi, Tom Wilkinson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Alessandro Nivola, Martin Sheen, Tim Roth, Common, Dylan Baker, Oprah Winfrey

Plot:

A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

1

Young black girls killed in church bombing

Themes: Evil, Hate, Martyrs, Racism, Tragedy

2

Discouraged man calls friend for prayer

Themes: Community, Encouragement, Intercession, Friendship, Prayer

3

Man burdened with worry encouraged by Word

Themes: Bible Illustration, Facing Trials, Worry, Trusting God

4

Descendant of heroes prepared for heroic work

Themes: Christian Walk, Holy Spirit, Preparation, Legacy, Identity in Christ, Inheritance

5

Pastor believes God was first to mourn death

Themes: Death, God's Love, Loss, Grief

6

To truly live, we must be willing to die for beliefs

Themes: Belief, Martyrs, Self-Sacrifice, Sacrifice

7

Black protesters beaten cruelly on "Bloody Sunday"

Themes: Hate, Prejudice, Racism

8

Man changes plan to follow God's leading

Themes: God's Plan, God's Will, Guidance, Prayer, Life's Plans

9

Man sacrifices own desires for God's will

Themes: Desires, God's Will, Self-Sacrifice, Surrender, Life's Plans

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