Viola Davis on her new film 'Fences'

06 Feb 2017

3 mins
Viola Davis on her new film 'Fences'

To mark the release of golden globe-winning film Fences, we sent young reporter Ketsia to meet Viola Davis (The Help) who stars alongside Denzil Washington in the critically acclaimed new release.

Actor and producer Viola has portrayed many challenging and empowered roles in film and spoke about the struggles that young people may face when approaching a career in film, as well as in life in general. She also highlighted the importance of family as a theme in Fences and how courage was the driving force behind her character.

For teachers looking to explore themes within the film, try our International Women's Day resource and explore the theme below.

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