Sunday, December 28, 2014

Selma movie billboards...

Selma movie billboard
There is a whole host of movie biopics at the multiplex this holiday season, from the likes of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, to Louie Zamperini in Unbroken and Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, but one film stands out as being more relevant and timely than ever, and that is Ava DuVernay's biopic Selma, about civil rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr.
Selma movie billboard
Rather than chronicling the inspirational activist's life in full, the film cleverly focuses on the three-month period in 1965 when he led the civil rights marches from Selma to the Alabama state capital of Montgomery, to help quicken the passage of President Johnson's Voting Rights Act.
Selma film billboard
The portrait billboard version for Selma was first spied on November 26 above Hollywood & Highland, whilst the landscape version was snapped along La Brea Avenue on December 21, 2014.
Selma movie billboard
This film reminds us that 'one dream can change a world', but also shows that in this day and age there is still so much work to do overcome injustice and inequality.
Giant Selma movie billboard Downtown LA
UPDATED: In addition here's also a giant-sized movie billboard for Selma, snapped on the side of the Figueroa Hotel in Downtown L.A. on December 29, 2014.
Selma movie billboard
Plus here's a much better look at the landscape billboard along Santa Monica Boulevard in West L.A. on a clearer January 3, 2015.
Selma movie billboard
UPDATED: Here's a new creative for the Oscar-nominated Selma snapped along Ventura Boulevard in Studio City on September 7, 2015.
Selma movie Epix billboard
This Epix billboard features David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr. face on rather than from behind.
Selma Epix billboard

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