Selma for Students

1,000 free admissions for area students through MLK Day

Selma for Students

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, the Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce has announced that Austin-based Vista Equity Partners is providing the opportunity for 1,000 middle- and high-school students within the Greater Austin region to see the Academy Award-nominated film, Selma for free.

Says Robert F. Smith, CEO of Vista Equity Partners: “It is of the utmost importance to expose our young people to the courage, compassion and integrity that is brought to life in the film Selma. It illuminates a period of American history that is very relevant today, Dr. King has been a source of inspiration for me and for many people of all races and ethnicities. I consider this not just an opportunity, but a responsibility, to bring his message and his dream to the students of Austin.”

This offer applies only at the Regal Westgate 11. Middle- and high-school students in the Greater Austin region should go to the box office at the Westgate with their Student I.D. or report card to receive a complimentary ticket. Free showtimes are only available at the Westgate location through Monday, January 19, 2015.

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