Media Mashup: Perspectives On The Movie Selma

Jan 30, 2015

David Oyelowo gives an uncanny performance as Martin Luther King, Junior in the movie 'Selma' from Paramount Pictures and Harpo Films

What went through the mind of a Kansas City community organizer as he watched Selma, depicting Martin Luther King Junior's march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965? What did filmmaker Kevin Wilmott, who has juggled the competing demands of historical research and creative vision, think of the storytelling techniques? And what is our local movie critic's takeaway?