Dedham Film festival

for people who love film

2 - 17 October 2015

DEDHAM EAST BERGHOLT LANGHAM POLSTEAD and WIVENHOE

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Selma (2014) Director Ava DuVernay

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Date: Friday 9th October

Time: 7.30 pm

Location: The Duchy Barn Dedham

Event Duration: 128 min

Certificate 12A

Price: £5.00

This unforgettable true story chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr Martin Luther King Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal rights in the face of violent opposition.  The epic march from Selma to Montgomery culminated in President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, one of the most significant victories of the civil rights movement.  Director Ava DuVernay tells the story of how the revered leader and visionary Martin Luther King and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that altered American history.

Writer and Lecturer in Film Studies James Clarke will introduce this event.

(A concession price of £3.50 is available for under 18s - see Tickets)