thematic material, language including some racial epithets, and violence PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED
Plot: What's the story about?
The year is 1973, and Jim Ellis, a college-educated African-American, can't find a job. Driven by his love of competitive swimming, Jim converts an abandoned recreational pool hall in a Philadelphia slum with the help of Elston, a local janitor. But when city officials mark the new Philadelphia Department of Recreation for demolition, Jim fights back--by starting the city's first African-American swim team. Recruiting troubled teens from the streets, Jim struggles to transform a motley team of novices into capable swimmers--all in time for the upcoming state championships. But as racism, violence and an unsympathetic city official threaten to tear the team apart, Jim must do everything he can to convince his swimmers that victory, both in and out of the pool, is within their reach.
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Who stars in Pride: Cast List
"Triumph" , "Ghost of New Orleans"
"Guess Who" , "Mr. 3000"
"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" , "Just Before I Go"
"Dumbbells" , "Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection"
Who's making Pride: Crew List
A look at the Pride behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Sunu Gonera last directed Hello, I Love You.
Watch: Pride Trailers & Videos
Production: What we know about Pride?
- This is the feature directorial debut for Sunu Gonera.
- December 1969: The film was in Completed status.
Pride Release Date: When was the film released?
When will the movie be on DVD?Tuesday, June 26, 2007
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