Woodlawn

Woodlawn Release Date: October 16, 2015

The movie Woodlawn tells the story of black player Tony Nathan and the spiritual awakening during 1973-74 season at Woodlawn High School in Birmingham amid forced integration of Alabama’s public high schools. Nathan was successfully recruited by Bryant to play for the University of Alabama and went on to a successful professional career.

In 1973, a spiritual awakening captures the hearts of the Woodlawn High School Football team. Lead by their coach, Tandy Geralds, and fueled by the team’s dedication to love and unity in a school filled with racism and hate, the team makes an astounding run at the playoffs, leading to the largest high school football game ever played in the torn city of Birmingham, Alabama, and the rise of it’s first negro superstar

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Starring: Sean AstinC. Thomas HowellJon VoightSherri ShepherdCaleb CastillePaul Bryant
Genres: Drama
Directed By: Andrew ErwinJon Erwin
Studio: Pure Flix
MPAA Rating PG