Showing Roots

Showing RootsRelease Date:   5/26/16; Lifetime
Genre:   Drama
Rating:  NR
Director:  Michael Wilson
Studio(s):   Michael Mailer Films, Upload Films
Cast:   Uzo Aduba, Maggie Grace, Adam Brody, Elizabeth McGovern, Viva Bianca, Cicely Tyson.

Story  Set in 1977, Showing Roots explores the pent up racial tensions of a small town through the eyes of two women (Maggie Grace and Uzo Aduba), who work together at the local beauty parlor.  They forge an unlikely friendship and become inspired to integrate their town when the miniseries Roots hits the airwaves – much to the dismay of those around them.  Source:  Lifetime.