- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 6, 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is scheduled to attend a special preview screening of the movie “Selma.”

The movie chronicles a three-month period in 1965 when Martin Luther King Jr. led the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march. The movie was filmed in Selma, Montgomery and Atlanta. Bentley is scheduled to watch the preview screening on Tuesday.

Bentley will join Alabama Department of Tourism and Travel Director Lee Sentell, and manager of the Alabama Film Office, Kathy Faulk for the special screening at a Montgomery theater.

The movie has been showing in select cities and opens for nationwide release on Jan. 9.

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