Step

About

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 in their troubled city.

Director: Amanda Lipitz

Impact Goal

Empower educators to leverage the messages of the film to enhance conversations with their students about college readiness and success after high school.

Strategy

  • Organize a screening tour to bring the film to as many high school students across the country as possible.
  • Create an educational guide as a resource for teachers to facilitate post-screening discussions and exercises.

Results

  • 189 total screenings across 25 states
  • Over 8,000 total estimated attendees

Watch the Trailer