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Alfre Woodard & Others Attend Special ‘Juanita’ Screening

Celebrities gathered before the release of the moving drama.

Alfre Woodard & Others Attend Special 'Juanita' Screening
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MARCH 07: (L-R) Blair Underwood, Alfre Woodard and Adam Beach attend "Juanita" Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)

Netflix hosted a special screening for their upcoming film Juanita on Thursday night at the Metrograph in New York City. Alfre Woodard and Blair Underwood were among the celebrities to grace the red carpet.

The drama, which stars Woodard, is directed by Clark Johnson. The screenplay was written by Roderick M. Spencer and is based on Sheila Williams’ novel Dancing on the Edge of the Roof.

 According to the streaming platform’s website, the lead character is “burdened by troubles in life and love, a mother of three grown children searches for hope and healing on an impromptu trip to Paper Moon, Montana.”

The cast includes Adam Beach, LaTanya Richardson, Ashlie Atkinson and Blair Underwood, who portrays himself.

Juanita will be available on Netflix beginning March 8.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: (L-R) Writer Roderick Spencer, producer Mel Jones, actress Alfre Woodard, producers Stephanie Allain and Jason Michael Berman attend “Juanita” Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: Producer Stephanie Allain speaks on stage during “Juanita” Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: Director Clark Johnson speaks on stage during “Juanita” Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: Blair Underwood and Alfre Woodard attend “Juanita” Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: (L-R) Writer Roderick Spencer, producer Mel Jones, actress Alfre Woodard, producers Stephanie Allain and Jason Michael Berman attend “Juanita” Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: (L-R) Alexander Smalls, J. Alexander aka Miss J. and Alfre Woodard attend “Juanita” Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: (L-R) Actor Adam Beach, director Clark Johnson, actress Alfre Woodard and actor Blair Underwood attend “Juanita” Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MARCH 07: Writer Roderick Spencer, Duncan Spencer, Alfre Woodard and Mavis Spencer attend “Juanita” Special Screening on March 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Netflix)

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