Two determined mothers , one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is releasing Won't Back Down on Blu-ray and DVD January 15th, a must-see for any parent or educator. Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Jamie, a single mother who teams with an elementary school teacher (Viola Davis) to improve the academic standards at John Adams Elementary. We have a contest lined-up for our readers, who can win a copy of the Blu-ray with just a few clicks of the mouse. Its easy to win! Read on for details...
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From director Daniel Barnz comes the inspirational drama Won't Back Down, which stars Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal as two determined mothers who set out to reform their failing inner city school. We have the first trailer from this compelling film. Watch as these two women try to make a difference in their community.
Won't Back Down was released September 28th, 2012.Read More
Holly Hunter has signed on to star in Still I Rise, starring opposite Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal in the Daniel Barnz-directed drama about the campaign by a teacher and mother to transform a quality of education in a Pittsburgh inner-city public school.
Holly Hunter will play the head of the teachers union. Daniel Barnz recently rewrote the Brin Hill screenplay.Read More
Walden Media has set actresses Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis to star in the drama Still I Rise.
The story centers on two frustrated mothers (Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis) who take action to change their troubled local public school. The movie is based on a true story, and will also focus on America's educational crisis as a whole.Read More