• Colors Straight Up (1998)

Colors Straight Up

Release Date: February 11th, 1998

DVD Release Date: June 28th, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

In this acclaimed documentary, teenagers living in inner-city Los Angeles come together in the performing arts ensemble Colors United as a way of escaping the gangs and drugs prevalent in their neighborhood of Watts. As they learn how to express themselves artistically, these young students, including dancer Stanley Elam and actress LaToya Howlett, provide each other with support that they can't always find at home, and encourage each other to pursue their dreams.

Cast: LaToya Howlett, Oscar Sierra, Phil Simms

Director: Michèle Ohayon

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Echo Pictures

Keywords: Growing up, Spirited, Underdog, Inspiring, Transformation, Friendship, Los Angeles, 1990s

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Awards

Nominated Documentary (Feature)