"This is a story about urban life, struggles of faith, incarceration and salvation. A teenage Billy Jr. abandons his Christian roots; leaves his church affiliation and forfeits High School.... See full summary »

Writer:

Farah Dews

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jerome Yoo ... Prison Inmate
Reginald Garner ... Billy Sr.
Pauletta Hickerson ... Cheer Leader Coach
Soma Mitra ... Church Goer
Marcus D. Spencer Marcus D. Spencer ... (as Big Spence)
Vermyttya Erahn Vermyttya Erahn ... Undercover Cop (as Vermyttya Brown)
Tommy Koponen ... Prison Inmate
Linda Joy Henry ... Church Goer
Patricia Simmons ... Bishop's Wife
Eric Bendross Eric Bendross
Anquenitta Williams Anquenitta Williams
Cyl'Nita ... Church Goer
Joshua Jackson ... Prison Inmate
Karl J. Arana ... Carlo
Mike Stowe ... Prison Inmate
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Storyline

"This is a story about urban life, struggles of faith, incarceration and salvation. A teenage Billy Jr. abandons his Christian roots; leaves his church affiliation and forfeits High School. A 1970's crime family is lead by its principal teacher, Fast, diligently looking for a young protégé to learn the ropes. Bayview San Francisco city life is full of pimps, hustlers and rival dope dealers headed towards an explosion of crack cocaine in the 1980's. Based on a true story, The Bishop emerges as a testimony of triumph over sin." Written by Alicia Hope Alexander, Producer

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Genres:

Crime

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$25,000 (estimated)
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