Oprah, ‘Selma’ Cast and Crew to March in Alabama

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How to join the cast and crew of Selma during the march in Selma, Alabama

Oprah Winfrey, the producer of Academy Award nominated best picture, Selma, is planning a march Sunday in Selma, Alabama. Oprah Winfrey will be walking alongside Ava DuVernay and leading actor David Oyelowo to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. birthday.

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According to reports, the event will pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights leadership and his involvement in in the voting rights protests of 1965, the focal point of the Oscar nominated movie, Selma. 

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Democratic Rep. Terri Sewell, the sole black member of Alabama’s congressional delegation, will moderate a panel discussion at Selma High School during the special event, which is set to take place all day.

Paramount will also hold two free screenings of the movie in Selma on Monday for Martin Luther King Day.

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Cynthia Stillwell Casting, the extras casting director behind Selma, announced that if you are interested in joining Oprah and the cast of Selma, to check out the announcement below:

SELMA AND ALABAMA RESIDENTS!!
AND ALL OTHER ‘MARCHERS’!
More information about the COMMEMORATIVE MARCH TO THE PETTUS BRIDGE IN HONOR OF THE RESIDENTS OF SELMA AND DR. KING. SUNDAY, JANUARY 18 at 4:15 pm. MEET AT SELMA CITY HALL WITH MAYOR EVANS AT 4:15 pm. DIRECTOR AVA DUVERNAY AND PRODUCER OPRAH WINFREY ALONG WITH MEMBERS OF THE CAST WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE..THERE WILL BE TWO FREE SCREENINGS OF THE MOVIE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 19, AT THE SELMA WALTON THEATRE..AND ADDITIONAL FREE SCREENINGS FOR THE REST OF JANUARY…FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED…PLEASE SHARE THE WORD WITH ALL BACKGROUND MARCHERS..and if you cannot join us, please hold us and this life-changing film in your hearts and minds. And continue to HONOR THOSE WHO PAVED THE WAY FOR ALL OF US…?#?GRATEFUL? ?#?SELMAFILM? ?#?AVAETC? ?#?OPRAH??#?martinlutherking? ?#?TEAMSTILLWELL?

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