Pastor Brown is a 2009 American film. It was written by Rhonda Baraka and directed by Rockmond Dunbar. The film was shot in Atlanta, Georgia. Pastor Brown stars Salli Richardson, Nicole Ari Parker, Michael Beach, Monica, and Keith David. When her father unexpectedly becomes terminally ill, Jessica ("Jesse"), an exotic dancer, returns home for the first time in over a decade. As her father's dying wish, he asks her to take over as head of Mount Olive Baptist Church. The news turns her and her family's life upside down.