Selma star shrugs off Bafta snub

January 27, 2015 8:11 PM

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Selma star shrugs off Bafta snub

David Oyelowo shrugged off his snub by Bafta at the premiere of his new film Selma tonight.

The 38-year-old British actor plays Martin Luther King Jr in the film which charts the American Civil Rights leader's three month campaign in Selma, Alabama in 1965 to persuade President Lyndon B Johnson to introduce the Voting Rights Act, protecting African-Americans' right to vote. This culminated...

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