No Half Steppin’

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 Vargas Joel Vargas
DIRECTOR, SCREENWRITER

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 Villegas Alyssa Villegas
PRODUCER

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»

Additional Credits

James Duarte (Unit Production Manager)

Photo Credit: Kevin Lee

Genre: Scripted, Drama