Director: Mark Young

Writer(s): Mark Young

Starring: Cedric Sanders, Lauren Holly, Louis Gossett Jr., William Devane, Cory Hardrict, John Brently Reynolds, Starletta DuPois, Carter MacIntyre, Siena Goines, Bernardo De Paula, Nicolas Charles, Scott Waara, Ricco Ross, Maddy Curley, Kelicea Meadows, Jean-Emmanuel Casséus, Jay Arlen Jones, Christian Pikes, Caroline Langford, Gary Hudson, Adam McEwen, Kwame Boateng, Julia Verdin, Brian Swette, Clement von Franckenstein, Nils Allen Stewart, Marilyn Sue Perry, Martez Covington, Jonathan Wolf, John Wesley, John Shires, Stephen Cloud, Josie Gammell, Emerson Brooks, Damon Blak, Richardson Chery, David Cohen, Kris Edwards, Kyle T. Heffner, Rene Napoli, Julian Vada

Synopsis: Inspired by a true story about a black college graduate forced to serve probation after the 1965 Watts riots at an all-white seminary that wants black followers not leaders. Encouraged by the seminary president, Alan Beckett, to break the color line while Prof. Kate Allison, the former missionary, remains skeptical and aloof, Richard Kelly nears the breaking point when he meets Samuel, an elderly ex-alcoholic janitor who lives in the basement of his dormitory. As Samuel guides Richard through the trials of racism and the personal life haunts him, he undergoes a transformation that forces him to choose between his dreams and his destiny.

Release Date: January 12, 2009 (USA) | Length: 98 min | Genre: Biography, Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 for some violence, thematic elements and brief drug material.

 

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