Posted by | Ray Cornelius
The Hallmark Channel has released new photos and clips from their upcoming original movie entitled, The Watsons go to Birmingham. The film airs on Sunday, September 20 at 8 p.m. ET.
As previously reported, the film is produced by Tonya Lewis Lee and is directed by A Raisin in the Sun’s Kenny Leon. The Watsons go to Birmingham stars Anika Noni Rose, David Alan Grier, Skai Jackson, LaTayna Richardson, Wood Harris, Bryce Jenkins, Pauletta Washington and Harrison Knight.
According to Indie Wire, the films centers on an African American family living in the town of Flint, Michigan, who visit their grandmother’s home in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, a turbulent time during the civil rights movement.
The film is also based on a book by Christopher Paul Curtis and is a part of a collaborative effort between Walmart, P&G, Walden Media and ARC Entertainment.
Check out the photos and new video clips below:
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Photo & Video Credit: IndieWire.com