Urban Hymn: Shirley Henderson Coming-of-Age Tale on May 12

Shirley Henderson’s coming-of-age drama, Urban Hymn, will be released May 12 by Level 33 Entertainment.

Set against the backdrop of the U.K. summer riots in 2011, the story centers on a wayward teen, played by Letitia Wright.

The teen is encouraged by Henderson’s inspiring and unconventional social worker to use singing as an escape from troubled background.  Soon her loyalties become torn between Henderson’s character and her possessive and volatile best friend (played by Isabella Laughland).

Urban Hymn will screen in select theaters in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas, Houston, Miami, and Washington, D.C.

The film will also be available On Demand platforms including AT&T U-verse, Comcast, DirecTV, Spectrum, Amazon Instant, iTunes, Dish Network, Vubiquity and Vudu.