Full coverage of Atlanta-filmed “Selma,” up for best-picture and best-song Oscars

The Academy Awards nominations are out and Atlanta filmed “Selma” is up for best picture and “Glory,” the movie’s powerful ballad by John Legend and Common, is up for best original song.

“Glory” just won a best-song Golden Globe. The movie also had been nominated for best picture, best director (Ava DuVernay) and best actor/drama (David Oyelowo).

» CLICK HERE for coverage of that awards ceremony, including Common's inspiring acceptance speech.

The film tells the story of the Selma-to-Montgomery march movement led by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Atlanta civil rights heroes including U.S. Rep. John Lewis, former Atlanta Mayor and UN Ambassador Andrew Young, the Rev. C.T. Vivian and the late Revs. Hosea Williams and Ralph David Abernathy.

» Here's a link to all nominations.

“Selma” filmed key scenes in the Alabama town that became notorious following the 1965 attack on peaceful marchers at the Edmund Pettus Bridge and did quite a bit of filming in metro Atlanta. The Georgia state Capitol building, an intown Baptist Church, the Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art and the Marietta Square are among the locations used for filming sites.

I’ve been covering this movie quite a bit. Here is some past coverage: