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Step (2017)



Critic Consensus: Step tells an irresistibly crowd-pleasing story in a thoroughly absorbing way -- and while smartly incorporating a variety of timely themes.

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STEP documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries 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 the troubled city.

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Step is a story about relationships. And how even the most challenging family ties shape us into the people we are destined to become.

August 11, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Director Amanda Lipitz takes viewers home with the students and creates palpable drama around their quests to attend college following their senior year.

August 11, 2017 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

What the film lacks in actual music and performance (only a snippet of Beyoncé's "Formation"?), it makes up for in intimate interviews with the Lethal Ladies and their mothers, who are doing their best to give their daughters a better life.

August 10, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Lipitz's irresistible crowd-pleaser deftly balances the kids' juggling act of heartaches at home and in school, their dedication on the dance floor and their determination to achieve success.

August 10, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

[A] taut, intimate, passionate, and celebratory documentary ...

August 10, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

A straightforward, fly-on-the-wall portrait of real people struggling with real-life problems.

August 10, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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