Release Date: March 23rd, 2007
DVD Release Date: June 26th, 2007
PG|1 hr 44 min
In 1970s Philadelphia, Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard), who is driven by a love of competitive swimming, fixes up an abandoned pool building with the help of a janitor named Elston (Bernie Mac). But when city officials mark the place for demolition, he fights back by founding an all-black swim team. Facing racism, violence and a hostile city official, Jim struggles to prepare his novice swimmers for the state championships.
Director: Sunu Gonera
Production Co: Lionsgate Films, LIFT Productions
Distributors: Lionsgate Films