Signature Entertainment has released the UK Trailer for inspiring true story, Miss Virginia. A film of determination, grit and the refusal to give up her son.
Starring Uzo Aduba (Orange is the New Black) in the titular role, Niles Fitch (This is Us) as her son James, as well as Matthew Modine (Full Metal Jacket) and Vanessa Williams (Shaft).
The film tells the story of an African American woman who takes on the education system that is preventing working class kids advancing in the system like her son…
An incredibly inspiring, heart-warming and extremely relevant true story about a heroic young mother who’s grit and determination has gone on to save the future of thousands of children.
Virginia Walden an impoverished single mother who is losing her fifteen-year-old son to the rough streets of Washington D.C. Unwilling to see him drop out and deal drugs, she places him in a private school. But when she can’t afford tuition, she launches a movement to change the system that is destroying him and thousands like him. Attacked and threatened by those who don’t want change — from corrupt politicians to the local drug lord, Virginia must discover depths of strength she never knew she had.
The film also stars Aunjanue Ellis, Nadji Jeter, Adina Porter, Amirah Vann, Erik LaRay Harvey, and Ethan Herisse.
Miss Virginia will be released on Digital HD from 2nd October.