When Malik’s single mother confiscates the speaker he uses to dance on the subway, he reinvents himself as the “man of the house” to earn her respect. As he fights a looming eviction from their South Bronx home, the call of his passion for dancing becomes too strong to ignore.
Joel, creator of FLITE MODE (working title), was born and raised in public housing in The Bronx, New York. A filmmaker and activist, Joel is a former Fulbright Scholar and holds an MA in documentary... more»
Alyssa was born and raised in Uptown, Chicago. She worked as a community organizer in Humboldt Park, the historically Puerto Rican community in Chicago. For three years, she was a collective member... more»
James Duarte (Unit Production Manager)
Photo Credit: Kevin Lee
Genre: Scripted, Drama