Firelight [DVD videorecording] Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc. in association with AKW Passion Projects, Blackbird Fly Entertainment, MBK Entertainment ; produced by David A. Rosemont ; directed by Darnell Martin ; written by Ligiah Villalobos.

Contributor(s): Martin, Darnell | Villalobos, Ligiah | Rosemont, David A | Gooding, Cuba, Jr, 1968- | Kilcher, Q'Orianka | Wise, Dewanda | Rivera, Rebecca | Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions, Inc | AKW Passion Projects | Blackbird Fly Entertainment | MBK Entertainment
Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: English Subtitle language: English Series: Hallmark Hall of Fame (DVD videodiscs): 77.Publisher: [United States] : Hallmark Hall Of Fame Productions, [2012]Edition: Gold Crown collector's ed., widescreen versionDescription: 1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inUniform titles: Hallmark hall of fame. Subject(s): Correctional personnel -- Drama | Women prisoners -- Rehabilitation -- Drama | Correctional institutions -- Drama | Women fire fighters -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Made-for-TV movies. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1992.77 | .F57 2012
Production Credits: Director of photography, Frank Prinzi ; edited by Henk Van Eeghen ; music by Paul Cantelon.
Cast: Cuba Gooding, Jr., Q'Orianka Kilcher, Dewanda Wise, Rebecca Rivera.Summary: "Cuba Gooding, Jr. plays Dwayne Johnson (D.J.), a counselor at a women's correctional center who dedicates his professional life to helping young people reclaim their own self-respect through selfless service to others. The incarcerated young women in the center come from troubled, often violent, backgrounds. Many of them belong to gangs and have been involved with illegal drugs. In the words of D.J., 'They come in here so broken. These are girls who've been abused and objectified their whole lives.' Salvation for many of the young women comes in the form of 'Crew Nine,' an elite band of volunteers who battle forest fires, help build hiking trails in remote areas, and assist during natural disasters. D.J. encourages the program, believing it can change the way they see themselves--to feel strong, to see other people respecting their strength. Thanks to his presence and guidance, these young women come to realize they have a future, and they are in charge of it"-- Container.
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DVD; Region 1; 5.1 Dolby surround.

English subtitles for the hearing impaired.

Cuba Gooding, Jr., Q'Orianka Kilcher, Dewanda Wise, Rebecca Rivera.

Director of photography, Frank Prinzi ; edited by Henk Van Eeghen ; music by Paul Cantelon.

Originally produced for television.

Special features: The making of; conversations; about the production; cast & credits; biographies.

Not rated.

"Cuba Gooding, Jr. plays Dwayne Johnson (D.J.), a counselor at a women's correctional center who dedicates his professional life to helping young people reclaim their own self-respect through selfless service to others. The incarcerated young women in the center come from troubled, often violent, backgrounds. Many of them belong to gangs and have been involved with illegal drugs. In the words of D.J., 'They come in here so broken. These are girls who've been abused and objectified their whole lives.' Salvation for many of the young women comes in the form of 'Crew Nine,' an elite band of volunteers who battle forest fires, help build hiking trails in remote areas, and assist during natural disasters. D.J. encourages the program, believing it can change the way they see themselves--to feel strong, to see other people respecting their strength. Thanks to his presence and guidance, these young women come to realize they have a future, and they are in charge of it"-- Container.

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