The road to get Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma made–and director Ava DuVernay ultimately at the helm–is a long and fascinating one detailed by Vulture.
As DuVernay explains about her film, “I wasn’t interested in making a Mississippi Burning through the eyes of a white protagonist. My interest was showing people on the ground in Selma. The band of brothers and sisters who were around King.”
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