All posts tagged: Selma

The Art of Watching

Leave a comment
Book/film List

There has been a good deal of controversy over the past month about the movie Selma.  Some viewers have charged that the film smears President Lyndon Johnson by misrepresenting his role in the passage of the Voting Rights of 1965.  Others have defended the film. I think that the most valuable commentary on the issue published so far is one by Harry Graff on Above the Law because it points out the larger problem the controversy […]