Selma on DVD and Blu Ray - Interviews with the Cast

 David Oyelowo as Dr Martin Luther King in, Selma

David Oyelowo as Dr Martin Luther King in, Selma

One of the most acclaimed and moving films  of 2014 is now available to rent or own. Ava DuVernay’s powerful drama SELMA debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand May 5, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Embraced by critics and audiences alike, SELMA was named one of the best films of the year by New York Times, New York Post, New York Magazine, Rolling Stone,Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, Entertainment Weekly, Variety, Hollywood Reporter and many more.  The film was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Picture and won the Oscar® for Best Original Song for John Legend and Common’s compelling tribute “Glory.”

Ava DuVernay gives audiences an honest depiction of the 1960s American civil rights movement with the amazing story of how Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. led the epic march from Selma to Montgomery to secure equal voting rights in an event that forever altered history. 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the legendary march.

David Oyelowo is outstanding as Dr. King and leads an outstanding ensemble cast including Academy Award nominee Oprah Winfrey, Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson, Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr., Academy Award nominee Tim Roth, Oscar and Grammy®-winning artist Common, Giovanni Ribisi, Carmen Ejogo, and Lorraine Toussaint.

SELMA will be available in a Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet™ that includes an in-depth exploration of the making of the film, historical newsreels, a video for the Academy Award-winning song “Glory,” featuring John Legend and Common, commentary by director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo, a photo gallery and more.

I had the opportunity to talk to director Ava Duvernay and some of her incredibly talented cast for the theatrical release of, Selma. Please click the link below for those interviews.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

SELMA Blu-ray Combo Pack

The SELMA Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.  The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French and Spanish subtitles.  The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film, as well as the following:

Blu-ray

·       Feature film in high definition

·       The Road to Selma

·       Recreating Selma

·       “Glory” Music Video featuring John Legend and Common

·       Historical Newsreels

·       Photo Gallery

·       Deleted and Extended Scenes

·       National Voting Rights Museum and Institute

·       Selma Student Tickets: Donor Appreciation

·       Commentary by director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo

·       Commentary by director Ava DuVernay, director of photography Bradford Young and editor Spencer Averick

DVD

·       Feature film in standard definition

·       National Voting Rights Museum and Institute

·       Selma Student Tickets: Donor Appreciation

The Blu-ray Combo Pack available for purchase includes a Digital Version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies.  With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.       

SELMA Single-Disc DVD

The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French and Spanish subtitles.  The disc includes the feature film in standard definition plus a look at the National Voting Rights Museum and Institute and SelmaStudent Tickets: Donor Appreciation