To commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Selma cast members Oprah Winfrey, David Oyelowo, and Common, along with director Ava DuVernay, will be in Selma, Alabama on Sunday, Jan. 18.
“The celebration will begin with a Q&A with select filmmakers and cast moderated by Congresswoman Terri Sewell at Selma High School for local high school students and teachers,” according to AJC. “At 4:20 p.m., Selma Mayor George Evans will address the community at Selma City Hall. Rev. Dion Culliver of Tabernacle Baptist Church and Rev. Leodis Strong of Brown AME Chapel will welcome attendees with a prayer. Immediately following at 4:45 p.m., the filmmakers and cast will proceed with a commemorative march to the Edmund Pettus Bridge.”
There will also be a special screening of the film at the Selma Walton Theater for invited guests, including state officials and local crew.