Passing Glory (1999)





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Set in the institutionally segregated New Orleans of 1965, the made-for-cable Passing Glory is the story of black priest Father Joseph Verrett (Andre Braugher) and his efforts to arrange the first integrated high-school basketball game in the city's history. Against the wishes of trepid white parish leader Father Robert Grant (Rip Torn), Fr. Verrett encourages the team members of the all-black -- and undefeated -- St. Augustine High School basketball team to prepare to play the equally … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Harold Sylvester
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On DVD: Jan 10, 2006
Warner Home Video - Official Site


as Father Joseph Verret...

as Father Grant

as Mommit Porter

as Travis Porter

as Howard Porter

as Mike Malone Sr.

as Chick Viola

as Heatwave Hundley

as Clanky

as Antoine Toussaint

as Snow Lurcher

as Thelma Porter

as The Archbishop

as Sister Marie Claire

as Lil' Rickey

as Ice Gainsworth
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All Critics (3)

Not much new here, but the familiar elements are well-handled.

June 10, 2004
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

August 16, 2005

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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