Fences (PG-13) 138 minutes

FENCES – Movies – (PG-13)--OSCAR WINNER for BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, Viola Davis playing Rose Maxson, the wife of Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington), who makes his living as a sanitation worker in this adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Set in 1950’s Pittsburgh. The film takes a passionate look at former Negro league baseball player Maxson as he fights to provide for those he loves in a world that threatens to push him down. Once he dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy creates further tension in his family when he squashes his son's chance to meet a college football recruiter. Washington’s directorial triumph pulses with the universal truths of love and forgiveness, despite what lies beyond your own fence.