Showing Roots Comes to DVD in June

showing roots dvd release

showing roots dvd release

Head back in time with the latest at home release from Lionsgate – Showing Roots. The movie first released in 2015, takes a look at friendship, racial inequality and what can be done to overcome it. You can stream the movie now, but you can own it on DVD this summer!

Return to the 1970s when the inspirational drama Showing Roots arrives on DVD at Walmart on June 20 from Lionsgate. The film tells the story of two women who cross racial boundaries to form a friendship and fight against inequality in their small town. Maggie Grace and Uzo Aduba lead an all-star cast that includes Adam Brody, Elizabeth McGovern, and Cicely Tyson.From director Michael Wilson (The Trip to Bountiful), the Showing Roots DVD includes a behind-the-scenes featurette.


Showing Roots DVD ReleaseIn 1977, as the miniseries “Roots” hits the airwaves, two women are inspired to try and integrate their small Southern town. In a place where there are still “right” and “wrong” sides of the tracks, these two young women — one white, one black — forge an unlikely friendship that sparks a journey of independence and self-discovery, and ultimately results in the creation of the perfect hairdo. Stars Maggie Grace, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth McGovern, Adam Brody, Cicely Tyson.


  • “Behind the Scenes of Showing Roots” Featurette


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