(Atsushi Nishijima)
Producer Oprah Winfrey, left, poses with actors David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo at the premiere of "Selma" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Producer Oprah Winfrey, left, poses with actors David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo at the premiere of “Selma” at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Jennifer Brett, THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

LOS ANGELES (AJC.com)—“Selma” was up for four Golden Globes awards Sunday night and while it claimed only one, for best original song (“Glory”), director Ava DuVernay declared victory even before the ceremony began.

“We’ve already won,” she tweeted ahead of time. “We made a film we believe in, and now it’s out in theaters and moving in the world!”

She was up for best director/motion picture (Richard Linklater won, for “Boyhood”),David Oyelowo was up for best actor/drama for his portrayal of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Eddie Redmayne won, for “The Theory of Everything”) and the movie was up for best picture/drama (“Boyhood” won).

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