Watch Academy Award nominated actress Viola Davis transform a school in Won't Back Down.

Essence.com
May, 17, 2012



America's educational system is always a controversial topic and Academy Award nominated actress Viola Davis is up to change that in her new film, Won't Back Down.

Co-starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, it focuses on a failing school in Pittsburgh. Despite the obstacles in their way, Davis and Gyllenhaal join forces to open a charter school for struggling kids.

Check out the trailer for the moving film and catch it in theaters on September 28.