"Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Voting Rights Act.
In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year old girl (Jurnee Smollett) is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when she joins others in the famed march from Selma to Montgomery. This movie is based on the memoir "Selma, Lord, Selma: Girlhood Memories of the Civil Rights Days" by Sheyann Webb and Rachel West Nelson, as told to Frank Sikora, first published in 1980.
Selma is a 2 parts drama series based on Swedish world renowned novelist Selma Lagerlöf’s life. In the first part, Selma is in Sicily with her lover Sophie Elkan. The second part is years later, when Selma receives the Nobel Price.
World peace is at stake if a spy-ring obtains the electronic device
Selma has just graduated from high school and contemplates her future. Ouaffae, her mother, wants to get a divorce. Both mother and daughter have important choices to make.
After the accidental death of her taxi-driver husband, Selma decides to become master of her own life by taking over his taxi. She comes up against the Kafkaesque procedures of Tunisian bureaucracy and the offhandedness of the insurance industry, but refuses to let go and is not intimidated by anything. With quiet determination, she also faces the conservatism of her in-laws who, under the pretext of morality, continue to dictate the way she should behave. In order to create a better future for her daughter but also for herself, Selma is locked in a daily struggle with the world around her.
An erotic love story about falling in love with another woman and wanting to have sex with her all the time. Selma has a boring job and a boring boyfriend. When she meets Sofie at the swimming pool she can't stop thinking about her.
In 1965, six hundred brave citizens marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge for the right to vote. They were met that Sunday morning with tear gas as police officers charged on horseback. Since that iconic moment, and the passage of the Voting Rights Act, a concerted campaign to suppress voting rights in America has continued. Emmy-winning filmmaker, Loki Mulholland (The Uncomfortable Truth), civil rights veteran, Joanne Blackmon Bland, and New York Times bestselling author, Carol Anderson White Rage) dive into the history of voter suppression and the need for us to challenge it in order to preserve our democracy and equality for all.
A film that deals with two latent issues: transgender and old age. In the relationship of the two characters, tolerance and acceptance are the main themes.
They've had enough and know what has to be done.
A documentary about the Catholic nuns involved in the voting rights marches and demonstrations of 1965.
In a quest to take control of her personal health, actor Selma Blair adapts to new ways of living while pursuing an experimental medical procedure, after revealing her diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis in 2018.
A description of Selma Lagerlöf in her home in Mårbacka. Selma studies photographs of Victor Sjöström's latest filmization; Emperor of Portugal. Selma goes to the movies to watch the movie. Selma studies the film rolls themselves.
Determination of one responsible person can be the sparkle of many progressive movements.