Hopeville

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Overview

The uplifting and soulful musical drama Hopeville lives up to its title; as co-directed by Earnest Davis, R. Scott Wilson and Chuck Brewer, it tells of three fast friends, all from the same small town, who cling to firm hopes for a better future. One young man longs to minister from behind the pulpit and preach God's word; the young woman in the clique aspires to use her God-given vocal gifts to change the world as a singer; and the other young man wants to buck the traditions of Baptist conservatism and dance in...
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Overview

The uplifting and soulful musical drama Hopeville lives up to its title; as co-directed by Earnest Davis, R. Scott Wilson and Chuck Brewer, it tells of three fast friends, all from the same small town, who cling to firm hopes for a better future. One young man longs to minister from behind the pulpit and preach God's word; the young woman in the clique aspires to use her God-given vocal gifts to change the world as a singer; and the other young man wants to buck the traditions of Baptist conservatism and dance in the church. In time, each accomplishes his or her goal, and they grow up into gospel superstars Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams and Donnie McClurkin, who perform a stirring and uplifting gospel concert onscreen, before an enthusiastic audience.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/29/2008
  • UPC: 031398222323
  • Original Release: 2007
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Time: 2:02:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 55,365

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kirk Franklin
Yolanda Adams
Donnie McClurkin
Technical Credits
Chet Brewster Director
Earnest Davis Director, Editor, Executive Producer, Sound Mixer
R. Scott Wilson Director, Cinematographer
Ronnie Brazeal Editor
Kirk Franklin Producer
Montoiyo Kennedy Editor
Jake Moss Sound Mixer
Al Wash Executive Producer
Melanie Wester Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Hopeville
1. Hopeville 1975 [5:03]
2. Things Get Easier [3:42]
3. God is Good [11:26]
4. Tonight [7:49]
5. Miss Karen Briggs [9:24]
6. Ready? Ready! [6:42]
7. Donnie McClurkin [13:37]
8. We Are Proud [4:48]
9. Be Careful Out There [6:34]
10. It's Over Now [8:24]
11. Revolution [8:08]
12. Me & You [4:59]
13. Encouragement [11:56]
14. Exclusive Gospel [8:33]
15. Invitation [9:20]
16. End Credits [1:58]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Hopeville
   Play Feature
   Set Up
      Audio: 5.1 Dolby Digital
      Audio: 2.0 Dolby Digital
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: Spanish
      Subtitles: None
      Also From Lionsgate
   Scene Selection
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