Little Shepherd is a playful drama with an endearing message that will captivate the entire family. In the dark of night, the fields surrounding Bethlehem are alive with expectation. Wolves have been spotted and every shepherd is nervous -- including young Joel and his family. Yet what is about to happen is not expected at all!
The true story of a special relationship between two pro football players, Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) and Brian Piccolo (James Caan), who first made news as the NFL’s first interracial roommates. Piccolo’s heroic fight against cancer and the constant support and friendship of Sayers make this a moving and unforgettable film.