Step

Release Date: August 4th, 2017

PG |1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

The senior year of a girls' high school step team in inner-city Baltimore is documented, as they try to become the first in their families to attend college. The girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest.

Director: Amanda Lipitz

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Stick Figure Productions

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  • 90
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Emotionally involving material is the key element to a good human-interest documentary, and Lipitz, a Baltimore native with a background in Broadway producing, has tapped into a great story here of adversity, struggle and elevating achievement. show more

  • 90
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    What’s so memorable about Ms. Lipitz’s documentary, though, is its privileged view of not-privileged students trying to dance well, learn well and think well on the way to living well in the world beyond their nurturing school. show more

  • 90
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    Crowds will be pleased, tears will be shed and audiences should rally to the passion and drama onscreen. The stakes are high in Step. show more

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