'Lincoln' Movie Offered Free To Area Schools

Danville, VA - The new movie Lincoln may be coming to a school near you.

Yahoo reports the movie's production company is launching a social action campaign called "Stand Tall: Live Like Lincoln."

Every middle and high school in the country will get a free copy of the movie to use for educational purposes.

Lincoln Director Steven Spielberg says after the movie was released, they got a lot of letters from teachers asking if they could get a copy for their classes.

The free DVDs will be shipped to schools after the movie is released March 26.