Ruby Bridges
Ruby Bridges (1997)

A six-year old African-American girl scores very well on early scholastics tests and is chosen by the New Orleans school district to be the first of her race to be integrated into that city's public school system.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1997
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2004
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fred Camper
Chicago Reader

As Ruby, Chaz Monet captures the child's happiness and sadness, fear and fortitude, with genuine subtlety.

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Leon Wood
Apollo Guide

Ruby is an inspiring and cute little girl. The film revisits a shameful past and shows what a powerful force moral fortitude can be, even in a child.

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Michael Dequina

What sets this film apart from its typically treacly ilk is the the strong, subtle work by the cast.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

An inspiring film about an exceptional black girl whose Christian faith and spiritual resiliency are a lesson for all of us.

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Dannielle Albert
I bawled my eyes out. I love how it is faith based.