LIFT

Synopsis

Set in the Roxbury section of Boston, LIFT is a dramatic mother-daughter story that revolves around the high stakes world of shoplifting. Ray is a dynamic young woman who has a crisis of consciousness about the materialistic nature of her community, while also trying to make good for her family.

Year

2001

Duration

85 Mins

Genre

CrimeDramaUS Indies

Language

English

Country

United States of America

Director

DeMane Davis and Khari Steeter premiered their first film BLACK AND WHITE AND RED ALL OVER in 1996 at Sundance in competition. Their second film LIFT went through the Sundance Writer's and Director's Workshops, was awarded the first Maryland Filmmakers Fellowship, and is the US winner of the Sundance NHK International Filmmakers Award.

Since their auspicious feature debut, Davis and Steeter have honed their skills creating many cutting edge commercials, including Alan Iverson spots for Reebok and a campaign for Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Director

DeMane Davis and Khari Steeter premiered their first film BLACK AND WHITE AND RED ALL OVER in 1996 at Sundance in competition. Their second film LIFT went through the Sundance Writer's and Director's Workshops, was awarded the first Maryland Filmmakers Fellowship, and is the US winner of the Sundance NHK International Filmmakers Award.

Since their auspicious feature debut, Davis and Steeter have honed their skills creating many cutting edge commercials, including Alan Iverson spots for Reebok and a campaign for Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Producers

Mark Hankey
Robert Kessel
Jeff Sharp
John Hart

Cast

Kerry Washington
Lonette McKee
Eugene Byrd

Additional Credits

Story
DeMane Davis
Story
Khari Streeter
Executive Producer
Cathy Konrad
Executive Producer
James Mangold
Executive Producer
Julian Iragorri
Executive Producer
Morton Swinsky
Co- Producer
Jonathan Starch
Cinematography
David Phillips
Editor
Peter Barstis
Edited By
Lee Percy
Production Design
James Chinlund
Art Director
Mark Lane-Davies