Originally published 01/28/2015
Selma director Ava DuVernay may well have taken more license than artistically necessary in the confrontational scenes between Martin Luther King Jr. and President Johnson. But inaccuracies in other significant parts of the film were forced upon DuVernay by copyright law.
Originally published 01/21/2015
She said it was an experience screening the film at the White House where Woodrow Wilson had watched “Birth of a Nation.”
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