This is the third in a series of AHA Today posts by historians and filmmakers discussing the historical importance of the film Selma.
The author of this post is Julian E. Zelizer,
This is the second of a series of posts on AHA Today that will discuss the film Selma. The author, Sam Pollard, is an accomplished feature film and television video editor, and documentary producer/director whose work spans almost thirty years.
Heide Fehrenbach is Board of Trustees Professor in the History Department at Northern Illinois University. Her first book, published 20 years ago, was the award-winning Cinema in Democratizing Germany (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1995).
This is the first in a series of posts on AHA Today that will discuss the film Selma. Author Kent Germany is associate professor of history at the University of South Carolina and non-resident research fellow with the Presidential Recordings
What happens when historians go to the movies? Like everyone else, we kick back and enjoy two hours immersed in a story. However, there are certain tendencies that are difficult to turn off