Selma Review (PSIFF15)

Posted 9 years ago by myetvmedia

This is an important film and one Hollywood should heed with careful consideration. Not just because it is a worthy candidate for numerous awards now under consideration, but also as a statement in itself of the medium’s power to engage its audience in thoughtful reflection of our recent history, not to escape it. 50 years on, DuVernay with a fresh perspective and the backing of Hollywood hitters like Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey has given us a gem to instigate a much needed discussion for an entirely new generation, and one that goes well beyond skin colour but delves deeply into our values and self-understanding.

Selma opened the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival and has secured four Golden Globe nominations.

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Selma Review (PSIFF15)

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