Private Screening Selma
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attended a special screening in New York of the movie "Selma", about the historic struggle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s marches from Selma to Montgomery Alabama that led to United States President Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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The Secretary-General (centre right), flanked by his wife, Yoo Soon-taek (left), and the film's director, Ava DuVernay, poses for a group photo at the screening. From left: Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson; Stephanie Wilson, Executive Director of the Amistad Commission, a division of the New Jersey Department of Education; and at right, Maher Nasser, Acting Head of the UN Department of Public Information.
L-R: Amistad Commissioners James Harris & Bill Payne; Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon; Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson