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Showing Roots Arrives on DVD June 20


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 and will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

Showing Roots Arrives on DVD June 20


In 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



Maggie Grace                         Taken, Lockout

Uzo Aduba                              TV’s “Orange Is the New Black,” American Pastoral

Adam Brody                            TV’s “The O.C.,” Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Elizabeth McGovern               TV’s “Downton Abbey,” Kick-Ass

Cicely Tyson                           TV’s “How to Get Away with Murder,” The Help


Year of Production: 2015

Title Copyright: Showing Roots © 2015, Showing Roots Productions LLC. Cover Art and Design © 2017 A&E Television Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Lifetime and the Lifetime Circle Logo are trademarks of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a division of A&E Television Networks, LLC. A+E Networks is a trademark of A&E Television Networks, LLC. Distributed by LIONSGATE® under license from A+E Networks.

Type: TV-on-DVD

Rating: TV-14

Genre: Drama

DVD Closed Captioned: N/A

DVD Subtitles: English SDH

Feature Run Time: 100 Minutes

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 1.78:1 Presentation

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio