Viola Harris is deserving of her Oscar. A beautifully told story of a deeply damaged man and how he affects those around him. Over use of the N word for on my nerves when it was not for dramatic effect.

Fences (2016)

Denzel Washington directs and stars in the upcoming Fences movie, based on the acclaimed by August Wilson. Catch the adaptation in theaters December Pittsburgh's August Wilson

Fans of “Fences” may be disappointed that the film won just one of its four Oscar nominations. But a pilgrimage to playwright August Wilson’s hometown, Pittsburgh, might offer some consolation.

Fans of “Fences” may be disappointed that the film won just one of its four Oscar nominations. But a pilgrimage to playwright August Wilson’s hometown, Pittsburgh, might offer some consolation.

August Wilson wrote 10 plays, one for each decade of the 20th Century using the African-American neighborhood of The Hill in Pittsburgh as his settings. See them if they come to your town.

August Wilson wrote 10 plays, one for each decade of the Century using the African-American neighborhood of The Hill in Pittsburgh as his settings.

This @CourseHero infographic on Fences is both visually stunning and informative!

August Wilson's Fences Infographic to help you understand everything about the book. Visually learn all about the characters, themes, and August Wilson.

11 Things You Should Know About August Wilson - The Greene Space

11 Things You Should Know About August Wilson - The Greene Space

Fences by August Wilson Twitter-Style Task Cards: Bell-Rin

Fences by August Wilson Twitter-Style Task Cards: Bell-Ringers, Quizzes

Fences by August Wilson Twitter-Style Task Cards: Bell-Rin

The opening quote of August Wilson's Fences.

The opening quote of August Wilson's Fences.

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in a 2010 production of August Wilson’s “Fences,” at the Cort Theater.

Denzel Washington Says He Will Bring 10 August Wilson Plays to HBO

August Wilson ~ playright, was born Frederick August Kittle Jr. in 1945...  to honor his mother after his father's death, he changed his name in 1965... he died of liver cancer in 2005

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.” ― August Wilson Goodreads Quote of the Day April 2014

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