The following seven-page study guide film packet that can be used in an English, film studies, or media studies class is used to accompany Ana DuVernay's biopic drama "Selma" starring David Oyelowo as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his role in the Selma marches to Montgomery to fight for black voting rights. The first page contains a list of cast and crew and a background and introduction on the film. The second page is a page that allows viewers to jot and take down their own notes. Pages three, four, five, and six contain comprehension questions to guide the viewer on the work's characterization, cinematography, conflict, costume design, editing, foreshadowing, inferences, irony, movement, plot, setting, story, and subtext. The seventh page contains discussion questions on the work's acting, casting, characterization, controversy, minor characters, and supposed historical inaccuracies.
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