I have just finished watching a great movie on DVD from VideoVision. Here's a link to their webpage. visionvideo.com/detail.taf?_function=detail&a_product_id=30916
This is the story of Fr. Damien, who in 1870's volunteered to go to the island of Molokai, Hawaii, to live with and minister to the lepers. I remember learning about him in grade school but most people I know have never heard of him.
This movie (1999 production) is very well done, very professional, great photography and many well known actors such as Peter O'Toole and Kris Kristoferson (as well as many others). It really touches the heart and is very much worth seeing. It is a good DVD to suggest to friends who may have never heard of this brave Saint and Martyr.