Selma: Film Guide

Selma
Selma

Ages

14–16

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

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Black History Month
1 October - 1 November

A film guide that looks at Selma (2014), a powerful drama focusing on Martin Luther King's campaign to secure voting rights for black Americans.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including Citizenship, History and Politics in addition to highlighting themes surrounding North American countries, campaigns and revolutions, democracy, racism and prejudice, directors, historical figures, and equality.

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Selma
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Selma Film Guide

A short PowerPoint of activities focusing on Selma

Size: 35.31 MB

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Selma interview: David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay
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David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay Interviews

Selma interview: David Oyelowo and Ava DuVernay

Duration: 3:45 mins

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This Resource Supports

  • History
  • Twentieth Century
  • World History
  • Citizenship
  • Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • PSHE Education
  • Economic
  • Social
  • Politics
  • Film Studies

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