Step

Showed at Images 9/8/2017–9/14/2017

On Friday, September 8 at 7pm there will be a performance by Sankofa, the Williams College step team, before the movie.

On Monday, September 11 at 7pm there will be a performance by Youth Alive, a Pittsfield-based step team, before the movie.

Powerful, timely, and entertaining, Step introduces us to three young African American women whose involvement on their high school step team helps them reach for the stars. This documentary made waves at Sundance this year, and is a must see.

Baltimore is a city that is fighting to save its youth. This documentary chronicles the trials and triumphs of the Senior girls on the high school's step team as they prepare to be the first in their families to go to college – and the first graduating class of The Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women. Step is more than just a hobby for these girls, it is the outlet that keeps them united and fighting for their goals.

  • Director: Amanda Lipitz
  • Rating: PG
  • Runtime: 1 hour 23 minutes
  • Genre: Documentary

“A soaring, heart-bursting portrait of a group of intrepid Baltimore high school students guaranteed to bring audiences to their feet — whether out of vicarious triumph, overpowering pure emotion, or simply to pay tribute to the superheroines at the core of its infectiously inspiring story.”

– Washington Post