MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)- Thousands of students can see "Selma" for free and learn more about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Moolah Theatre, Regal St. Louis Stadium 18, Wehrenberg O-Fallon15, and A-M-C Creve Coeur 12 have been selling out of a block of tickets to the new film. Several African-American business people donated 275,000 tickets to students groups across the country.
"Selma" recounts Dr. King`s work in Selma, Ala., where marches proved to be critical to the passage of the Voter Rights Act.
Moseley Harman owns Moolah Theatre. He estimated donors spent millions over the Dr. King weekend. Harman, along with other theater owners, expected to sell out of tickets early Monday morning.
To learn more, visit SelmaStudentTickets.com.