Ruby Bridges (1998)

The true story of Ruby Bridges, an African-American girl who, in 1960 at age 6, helped to integrate the all-white schools of New Orleans. Although she was the only black girl to come to the school she was sent to, (and since all the white mothers pulled their children out of class, she was the only one there, period), and though she faced a crowd of angry white citizens every day, she emerged unscathed, physically or emotionally. Encouraged by her teacher, a white woman from the North named Barbara Henry, and her mother, Lucille, and with her own quiet strength, she eventually broke down a century-old barrier forever, a pivotal moment in the civil-rights movement

  • Euzhan Palcy

Release Date: 1998-01-18
themoviedb icon 5.4/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 96
Michael Beach
Michael Beach
Abon Bridges
Kevin Pollak
Kevin Pollak
Dr. Robert Coles
Lela Rochon
Lela Rochon
Lucielle 'Lucy' Bridges
Penelope Ann Miller
Penelope Ann...
Barbara Henry
Diana Scarwid
Diana Scarwid
Miss Woodmere
Peter Francis James
Peter Francis...
Dr. Broyard
Patrika Darbo
Patrika Darbo
Miss Spencer
Jean Louisa Kelly
Jean Louisa K...
Jane Coles
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