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Win Selma Blu-rays and a signed poster

Win Selma Blu-Ray DVDs and a signed Movie Poster

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UK release date 15.06.2015

A civil rights epic, Directed by Ava DuVernay, "Selma" tells the story of the law changing 1965 voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

At a time when political tensions on equality where at their height, this multi-award winning unforgettable true story centres around the weeks leading up to those historic constitution changing events, which included President Lyndon B. Johnson (played by Tom Wilkinson) signing the Voting Rights Act in the same year.

The actions of those who marched in the name of equality, included; Hosea Williams, James Bevel, John Lewis and more famously, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. (played by British actor, David Oyelowo) often took place under the constant shadow of violent and racist opposition.

This film is about struggle, mounting tensions, hope and seemingly unsurmountable adversity, deserving of it�s great many plaudits and coupled with an equally impressive soundtrack, which won an Academy Award for Best Song �Glory�, featuring John Legend and rapper / actor, Common. It�s a must-see for film goers everywhere and a story / piece of history which just had to be told.

If you would like to win a copy of this cinematic masterpiece, now available on Blu-Ray, which includes a host of behind the scenes extras and a lot more besides, ¦all you have to do is answer our simple film related question.

What was the name of the Oscar winning song from the civil rights changing feature film, "Selma"? Was it...

A) Glory
B) Let It Go
C) Skyfall

Answers, along with your name and full details, including phone number to competitions@bluesandsoul.com please add "SELMA" in the subject box.

Our 3 lucky winners, who will drawn at random on June 29th and notified on the same day, the first of those winners will also receive a Selma movie poster signed by lead actor, David Oyelowo and Director, Ava DuVernay.

Good luck!

More Blu-Ray special info below:

Commentary by director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo
Commentary by director Ava DuVernay, director of photography Bradford Young and editor Spencer Averick
The Road to Selma
Recreating Selma
"Glory" Music Video featuring John Legend and Common
Historical Newsreels
Deleted and Extended Scenes
National Voting Rights Museum and Institute
Original Theatrical Trailer
Feature Audio Description
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