Director(s): Amanda Lipitz
Country: United States
Language: In English
Documentary | 2017 | 83 min
Genre: Documentary
Recommended for ages 10+ (Parental Guidance: coarse language)


This Sundance Award-winning documentary will put pep in your step! Step (or step-dancing) is a corporeal form of storytelling that originated during the slave trade when slaves used footsteps, hand claps and call-and-response songs to communicate and spread vital news. For three young black women who compete on a Baltimore high school step team, step is a call to action. Get focused! Work hard! Be empowered! To attain their dreams they must depend on sisterhood (and motherhood) to survive and thrive.

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• Sundance Film Festival “Special Jury Prize ” 2017
• Wisconsin Film Festival “Best Documentary Feature” 2017
• Cinetopia Film Festival “Audience Choice Award Best Documentary” 2017
• AFI Docs Festival “Audience Choice Award Best Documentary” 2017

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