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Matthew Modine and Niles Fitch -- MISS VIRGINIA

Talking Pictures, February 20, 2020

Matthew Modine

The Real, Februrary 19, 2020

Matthew Modine and Niles Fitch from MISS VIRGINIA

Arroe Collins Like It's Live, February 19, 2020

Matthew Modine and Niles Fitch Chat MISS VIRGINIA

Daily Blast LIVE, February 18, 2020

Niles Fitch and Matthew Modine

Smart Entertainment Group, February 18, 2020


Decider, February 18, 2020

"Uzo Aduba Stars in the True Story of Education Advocate Virginia Walden Ford..."

Matthew Modine and Niles Fitch on the True Story MISS VIRGINIA

KTLA, February 16, 2020

MISS VIRGINIA Is Based on Virginia Walden Ford's Inspiring True Story

Distractify, February 14, 2020

"Learn more about the powerful true story on which MISS VIRGINIA is based, and to see where the real Virginia Walden Ford is today..."

Uzo Aduba Gives a Powerful Performance in MISS VIRGINIA

Black Girl Nerds, November 1, 2019

"Aduba delivers a message about disadvantaged D.C. youth that must be heard..."

Actor Niles Fitch

The Bravemaker Podcast, December 6, 2019

"Stories, scripts and conversations with creators...."

The real-life MISS VIRGINIA is Virginia Walden Ford

Los Angeles Sentinel, October 31, 2019

"Virginia Ward Ford is not afraid of a fight especially not when the welfare of African American children is on the line..."

Uzo Aduba On MISS VIRGINIA And How A Single Mother Fought A Failing School System, October 21, 2019

"In 1996, Virginia Walden Ford was trying to do an ordinary thing against extraordinary odds..."


Film Threat, October 18, 2019

"Both the director and her screenwriter do an admirable job paying tribute to the trials and tribulations of Walden’s tumultuous campaign...."

MISS VIRGINIA: Why Matthew Modine Hopes New Film Inspires People to "Effect Positive Change"

Hollywood Life, October 18, 2019

"It is this story of how one woman’s passion helped bring about real change that Matthew hopes will inspire viewers..."

The Indie Fresh List, October 17, 2019

"Check out the latest fresh indies releases..."


LA Weekly, October 17, 2019

"The story of Virginia Walden Ford (Uzo Aduba), MISS VIRGINIA delves into the life of the working-class mother in Washington, D.C. who fought the system to provide her teenage son with a decent private education..."

MISS VIRGINIA Star Uzo Aduba Says: “You Are More Powerful Than You think You Are!

Parade, October 17, 2019

“The attraction for me had to do with Virginia’s passion for her family and her desire to be able to do more than what she had been given or allotted..."

Matthew Modine and RJ Bell

The Adam Carolla Show, October 17, 2019

"Matthew Modine is in studio next, and Adam chats with him about his earliest roles and how he became a household name..."

Binge & Buy, October 15, 2019

"Welcome to Mandatory and ComingSoon’s weekly Binge & Buy..."

Matthew Modine talks MISS VIRGINIA, STRANGER THINGS and the Best Advice He's Ever Recieved

Newsweek Conversations, October 16, 2019

"She's very calm," Modine said about Ford. "Unbelievably smart and not some force of nature that you could stop. It would be like trying to throw a lasso around a tornado..."

Matthew Modine Says Costar Uzo Aduba's Performance in MISS VIRGINIA Is 'Oscar Worthy'

People Now, October 16, 2019

"Matthew Modine met the real Virginia Walden and explains some major inspirations for his role..."

Uzo Aduba On Her First Lead Role, Life After ORANGE And Acting As A Form Of Advocacy

Forbes, October 16, 2019

"She didn’t wake up planning to be an activist, she just found herself in that position. I wanted to hold onto that quietness, that stillness..."

Presenting people instead of caricatures elevates MISS VIRGINIA to a film with a high emotional payoff

Elements of Madness, October 15, 2019

"MISS VIRGINIA maintains an unexpected tension throughout the film through a compelling script, outstanding performances, and strong direction..."

Watch Uzo Aduba in Exclusive Clip to MISS VIRGINIA

Black Film, October 11, 2019

"Vertical Entertainment has provided with an exclusive clip..."

Actor Matthew Modine Talks Latest Project MISS VIRGINIA

Cheddar TV, October 9, 2019

"Matthew Modine teams up with Uzo Aduba to tell the story of MISS VIRGINIA and he joined us to discuss the film and the true story that inspired it..."

‘It Didn’t Seem Like It Was That Big A Risk’: Matthew Modine on STRANGER THINGS, Stanley Kubrick, TOP GUN

CBS Digital, October 8, 2019

"Matthew Modine is famous for being in some of the best movies of the 1980s like FULL METAL JACKET and VISION QUEST..."

The Inspiration Behind the New Film MISS VIRGINIA

Good Morning Washington, WJLA October 7, 2019

"A single mom, concerned about the safety of a son on DC, streets decided to put him in a private school..."

Don’t-Miss Indies: What to Watch in October

Film Indepedent, October 3, 2019

"Below are all titles you’ll be sure to hear much more about in the months to come..."

JOKER Jolts, BREAKING BAD is Back, and 139 other October Films, TV, Music, and More to Check Out

Fast Company, October 1, 2019

"Read on for Fast Company‘s ghoulish guide to the most promising movies, shows, albums, and other fun stuff coming your way this October..."

October 2019 Film Preview

Women in Hollywood, September 30, 2019

"October’s film releases feature women in all their multitudes, and working in a variety of professions..."

13 Real-Life, Character Driven Films To Check Out In Theaters This Fall

The Federalist, September 19, 2019

"Education is a deeply personal, charged issue at the intersection of public policy and family values..."

Coming Soon: 21 Fall Movies We'll Be Rushing To The Theater To See

Essence, September 9, 2019

"We’ve put together a fall guide to the must-see movies that are set to be released on a screen near you that will get you through the season and beyond..."

Fall Movies 2019: Here’s What’s Coming Soon to Theaters

The New York Times, September 6, 2019

"Here is a highly select list of noteworthy films due out this season..."

Watch Uzo Aduba Shine In the New Trailer for MISS VIRGINIA

OkayAfrica, September 3, 2019

"As we wait to see what she makes of her role playing Civil Rights maven Shirley Chisholm, the new trailer for MISS VIRGINIA shows that she needs all the lead roles..."

26 Movies Everyone Will Be Talking About This Fall

Glamour, September 3, 2019

"Check out all the films everyone will be seeing—and talking about—this fall..."

Watch Uzo Aduba in Trailer for New Movie MISS VIRGINIA

Just Jared, August 31, 2019

"Uzo Aduba‘s first project post-ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK is about to arrive and you can watch a preview of it here..."

'OITNB' star Uzo Aduba Fights for Her Son's Education in MISS VIRGINIA Trailer

United Press International, August 30, 2019

"The trailer encapsulates Virginia (Aduba)'s entire journey..."

MISS VIRGINIA Trailer: Uzo Aduba Goes to Washington (Exclusive)

ET Online, August 29, 2019

"ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK star Uzo Aduba goes to Washington in the upcoming drama MISS VIRGINIA-- and ET is exclusively debuting the trailer..."

Check Out Exclusive New Photos From Fall's Most Must-See Movies

USA Today, August 15, 2019

"Uzo Aduba stars in the true-life drama as a single mom who sparks a movement..."

Uzo Aduba to Star in MISS VIRGINIA Film

Boston Globe, July 26, 2019

"Uzo Aduba is set to star in the true-story drama MISS VIRGINIA about a struggling inner-city mother who sacrifices everything for her son and his future..."

Vertical Entertainment Picks Up MISS VIRGINIA Starring Uzo Aduba

Film Pulse, July 24, 2019

"Vertical Entertainment has acquired the North American rights to the drama MISS VIRGINIA starring Uzo Aduba..."

Uzo Aduba Pic MISS VIRGINIA Gets October Release Date In Vertical Deal

Deadline, July 23, 2019

"A drama inspired by a true story of a struggling inner-city mother who sacrifices everything to give her son a good education..."

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