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The courage to love.

Williams, Vanessa. (Added Author). Bellows, Gil. (Added Author). Keach, Stacy. (Added Author). Carroll, Diahann. (Added Author). Dedrick, Christopher. (Added Author). Desormeaux, Jean. (Added Author). Reichel, Stéphane. (Added Author). Hale, Heather. (Added Author). Johnson, Toni Ann, 1968- (Added Author). Skogland, Kari. (Added Author). Vanessa Williams, Gil Bellows, Stacy Keach, Diahann Carroll. (Cast).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 88 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Screen Media Ventures : 2000.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Kari Skogland.
Participant or Performer Note:
Vanessa Williams, Gil Bellows, Stacy Keach, Diahann Carroll.
Summary, etc.:
This drama set in antebellum New Orleans stars Vanessa Williams as Henriette Delille, the first African-American canonized by the Vatican. A mixed-race woman who repudiates the hypocrisy of race, class and convention, Henriette chooses to accept a divine calling to help the downtrodden by founding a combination medical treatment center and school for the French community's black population. Diahann Carroll and Stacy Keach costar.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: African American women > Louisiana > New Orleans > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Creoles > Louisiana > New Orleans > Drama.
Racially mixed people > Louisiana > New Orleans > Drama.
New Orleans (La.) > Drama.
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.

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