Archive for the ‘Prayers For Bobby’ Category

Prayers For Bobby [iPod]

April 20, 2009

Prayers For Bobby

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Sigourney Weaver as Mary Griffith
Henry Czerny as Robert Griffith
Ryan Kelley as Bobby Griffith
Austin Nichols as Ed Griffith
Dan Butler as the Rev. Whitsell
Carly Schroeder as Joy Griffith
Shannon Eagen as Nancy Griffith
Scott Bailey as David
Bryan Endress-Fox as Greg
Rebecca Louise Miller as Jeanette

Prayers for Bobby (2009) is a television movie that premiered on the Lifetime network on January 24, 2009. A Once Upon A Times Films in association with Permut Presentations and Sladek Taaffe Films production, the film is based on the book, Prayers for Bobby: A Mother’s Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son, by Leroy F. Aarons, which is itself based on the true story of the life and legacy of Bobby Griffith, a young gay man who killed himself due to his mother’s and community’s religious intolerance.