Top 10 Influential Teachers In Film-Won’t Back Down Blu-Ray and DVD Giveaway

    I'm a middle school teacher so I support any film that portrays teachers in a positive light.  That is exactly how teachers should be portrayed in light of all of the dedication and support that they provide to their students on a daily basis.     Won't Back Down is exactly one of those films.  It is about a teacher who cares so much that she dedicates her life to making a difference for all students.  In the film, Oscar® Nominees Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis lead a stellar cast in this empowering drama inspired by actual events. Hard-working single mom Jamie Fitzpatrick (Gyllenhaal) is concerned that John Adams Elementary is letting her daughter down.     Teaming with a caring teacher (Davis) who wants the best future for her own son, she sets out to improve attitudes and elevate the school’s academic standards. Despite the odds, with courage, hope and persistence, the women just might prevail in this uplifting film that also stars Rosie Perez and Academy Award® Winner … [Read more...]