Director of film ‘Selma’ addresses UN on civil rights movement

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Film director Ava DuVernay has been honored by the United Nations for her film “Selma.” The feature film examined a central event in the U.S. civil rights movement and received a best picture Oscar nomination.

CCTV’s Nick Harper filed this report from New York, talking with the director about the film’s relevance today.

Director of film \'Selma\' addresses UN on civil rights movement

Director of film \'Selma\' addresses UN on civil rights movement

Film director Ava DuVernay has been honored by the United Nations for her film "Selma." The feature film examined a central event in the U.S. civil rights movement and received a best picture Oscar nomination. CCTV's Nick Harper filed this report from New York, talking with the director about the film's relevance today.

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