I like movies, a lot. It’s probably our number one pastime in our family. Lion’s Gate produces the majority of the Christian movies that have hit the theater’s in the past few years, including The Love Dare with Kirk Cameron.
The Least Among You is the story of a young black man, Richard (Cedric Sanders), who is sentenced to a term of probation at an all white seminary after harming a police officer during the Watts Riots. He appears on this campus and is immediately encouraged by the President of the seminary (William Devane) to push for the integration of the seminary. Richard also discovers that his professor Kate Allison (Lauren Holly) has served in Africa and he tries to seek her help in guidance on this endeavor.
As Richard tries his best to change the minds of his classmates, the gardener (Louis Gossett, Jr.) befriends him. The story is an excellent journey of how God works in our lives.
The film itself has its share of poorly shot scenes and some dubbed out bits. If you are interested in something wholesome, historically accurate, and uplifting to watch with the family, I would recommend The Least Among You with no reservations.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Thomas Nelson Publishers as part of their BookSneeze.com