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Passing Glory (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Sport  -  21 February 1999 (USA)
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A talented all-black high school basketball team challenges the top all-white team in civil-rights-era New Orleans.

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Father Joseph Verrett
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Snow Lurcher (as Damien Wayans)
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An angry black priest in 1960's New Orleans goes against the wishes of his parish leader as he pushes a basketball game between his unbeaten all-black team and an undefeated all-white prep school team. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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They didn't just make shots. They made history.

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good script, GREAT cast
27 February 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Passing Glory is based on a historical event, and it's certainly a gripping tale. (The story, in case IMDB hasn't got the plot up yet, is based on a real-life basketball game played between two Catholic high schools -- one white, one black -- in the segregated South of the 1960s.) However, the real reason to catch this made-for-TV film is the amazing casting. Any movie that brings you Rip Torn, Andre Braugher, and Ruby Dee on the very same screen is worth your time. Watch this one!


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