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Glenn Beck: Woodlawn Has The Power To ‘Lead To A Real Revival’ In America

The brand new Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn continues to enjoy a big push from an impressive collection of prominent media voices. Popular broadcaster Glenn Beck has been one of the film’s biggest champions since his first screening earlier this spring. “It’s an amazing story to watch,” he said on his national radio show. Known for…

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Sean Hannity Calls Woodlawn a ‘Powerful,’ ‘Must See’ Movie

The brand new Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn continues to gain momentum as several prominent media voices are joining the chorus of supporters. Add popular talk show host Sean Hannity to that growing list. In the days leading up to the film’s release, Hannity interviewed actor Jon Voight (Bear Bryant) on his radio show and featured…

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Bobby Bowden Wants YOU To See ‘Woodlawn’ THIS Weekend!

College Football Hall of Fame inductee Bobby Bowden has a special connection to the Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn. Not only can he identify with Woodlawn High School football coach Tandy Gerelds, whose story is featured in the movie, but Bowden also has personal ties to the story’s setting in Birmingham, Alabama. Like Geralds demonstrates in…

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Woodlawn Brings MLK’s Dream to Life, Says Niece of Iconic Civil Rights Leader

In the Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn, the city of Birmingham (circa 1973) is finally taking a deep breath from decades of racial tension and civil unrest. But the chasm between blacks and whites is as deep and wide as ever before. Forced integration within the public school system isn’t going well and the African American…

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Woodlawn Already Sells Out At Dallas Theater BEFORE Opening Weekend

All great revivals start with prayer. So it shouldn’t be a surprise that the runaway smash hit War Room (the Kendrick Brothers movie about prayer that grossed over $60 million) is paving the way for the new Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn, which features a story about how a high school football team sparked a spiritual…

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Sports Illustrated Lauds Woodlawn For Sharing ‘Universal Truth’

In the October 12th edition of Sports Illustrated, writer Alexandra Fenwick gave the Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn a positive review: “Former Bama DB Caleb Castille provides authenticity as (Tony) Nathan and a starry supporting cast (Jon Voight as Bear Bryant, Sean Astin—aka Rudy—as the evangelist) gives the film a glossy film,” she wrote. Fenwick concluded…

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65 High School Students Make Life-Changing Decisions At Woodlawn Screening

In Chandler, Arizona, on the campus of Valley Christian High School, over 300 students gathered for a special pre-screening of the forthcoming Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn. Former NCAA and NFL champion Jeff Rutledge, whose character is featured in the film, is the school’s head football coach and helped facilitate the event as part of an…

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125 Athletes Accept Christ at FCA Woodlawn Screening

In Canyon, Texas, on the campus of West Texas A&M (WTAMU), 250 student-athletes recently gathered for a special pre-screening of the forthcoming Erwin Brothers film WOODLAWN. What happened afterwards were equal parts miraculous and inspirational. FCA representative and athletic chaplain Pat Ford says what happened that night was like nothing he’s experienced in 20 years…

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