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I Still Have Joy (2016)

Drama

Up incoming R and B singer, Ruth Sage, is taking the music world by storm. She has the number #1 album and is set to begin a world tour, yet still feels as though something is 'missing' in her life. After an almost fatal car accident, fate...See moreUp incoming R and B singer, Ruth Sage, is taking the music world by storm. She has the number #1 album and is set to begin a world tour, yet still feels as though something is 'missing' in her life. After an almost fatal car accident, fate steps in when Ruth finds Naomi badly wounded on the side of the road and rushes her to the hospital, which in turn creates a bound between the two women. Naomi quickly receives Ruth, despite her "Hollywood Image". Naomi lives with her two sons Kameron and Malawn and her daughter in law Orpah. Enamored with Naomi and her family, Ruth begins to put her celebrity life on hold and begins taking bible study classes with Naomi and her family. Ruth is opened up to a whole new world and begins to learn of God's love and promises. Naomi's son, Malawn is particularly fond of Ruth and the two soon marry. Ruth is happy in her new life, but when Kameron and Malawn are both tragically killed; she forced to make a decision, to return back to her old life or follow Naomi to Washington D.C. Ruth chooses to follow Naomi and the two head to D.C. to begin a new life. Much to Naomi's surprise, the townspeople are happy to have her back however are very skeptical of Ruth based on her former life. Ruth struggles to find a job due to her lack of experience. Ruth attempts one last time and applies within a church where she meets Byron. Byron graciously offers her a job as a teacher. Byron also happens to be the Pastor of the church and Naomi's cousin. The townspeople and other teachers continue to judge Ruth, however when Byron sees Ruth love and dedication to her faith and family he urges them to accept her. See less
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Apr 30, 2016 (United States)

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23 cast members
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Katina Stephens
Ruth Sage Ruth Sage   See fewer
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Pamela Williams
Naomi Watts (as Pamela Boddie) Naomi Watts (as Pamela Boddie)   See fewer
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Raphael Tobias
Byron Watts Byron Watts   See fewer
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Ken Stancil Jr.
Kameron Cordell Kameron Cordell   See fewer
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Trey Carswell
Malawn Cordell Malawn Cordell   See fewer
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Ashna Sharan
Deborah Deborah   See fewer
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Imani Clark
Orpah Cordell Orpah Cordell   See fewer
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Nikia Naj Jackson
Dr. Watson (as Nikia Johnson) Dr. Watson (as Nikia Johnson)   See fewer
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Patrick E. Sheppard
Terrance Allen Terrance Allen   See fewer
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Yvette Smith
Sis. Porter Sis. Porter   See fewer
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Angela McNeill
Sis. West Sis. West   See fewer
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Alyssa Luckie
Esther Esther   See fewer
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Akira Ali
Nurse Ida Nurse Ida   See fewer
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Karen Reid
Sis. Maddie Sis. Maddie   See fewer
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Jean Taylor
Sis. Green Sis. Green   See fewer
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David Smith
James the Bodyguard James the Bodyguard   See fewer
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Apyrl Alston
Production Assistant Production Assistant   See fewer
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Ashley Davis
Rev. Joy Rev. Joy   See fewer
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Ameer Baker
Cousin Mookie Cousin Mookie   See fewer
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Derk Sloane
Church Member #1 Church Member #1   See fewer
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Jason Adams
Church Member #2 Church Member #2   See fewer
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