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Courageous Journey: The Story of Dr. Joycelyn Elders

Overview

Genre
Biography, History, and Politics
Synopsis

Courageous Journey: The Story of Joycelyn Elders tells the incredible life story of former Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders from the cotton fields of rural Arkansas through the halls of power in Washington, D.C.

The film follows Dr. Elders’ story from childhood to her life today and focuses on her controversial work while serving as the Director of the Arkansas Health Department in the late 1980’s to establish school-based clinics and comprehensive sex education.

Stage
finished

Credits

  • Scott Ramsey ... Director, Cinematographer, Editor
  • Kisa Clark ... Producer, Writer

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2013-14
Prod. Partners
Kisa Clark

Distribution Details

Release year
2014

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