An African-American father struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life. 
 
** Viola Davis received an Oscar (89th Academy Awards - 2017) for "Actress in a Leading Role". 
 
* Fences received 4 Oscar Nominations (89th Annual Academy Awards - 2017): 
"Best Picture" 
"Actor in a Leading Role" - Denzel Washington 
"Actress in a Supporting Role" - Viola Davis 
"Writing (Adapted Screenplay)"

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Fences composed by August Wilson

Fences
composed by August Wilson

Date: 1983
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Fences Commercial

Dates: - March 2017
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