Out of the approximately 600 players in the National Hockey League(NHL), thirty are Black. MATTIE SLAUGHTER (Stephan James), a hockey phenom from the rural Black community of North Preston wants to make it thirty-one. To reach his goal, Mattie needs to keep his nose clean and avoid trouble. Hard to do though, when you go to a school where racism taints every interaction, your older brother is a hustler and you’re crushing on a girl, JAYME CRAWLEY (Sarah Jeffery), who’s already hooked up.
ACROSS THE LINE is Director X’s feature film debut. The award-winning Toronto born director is known internationally for his work on high-budget, visually distinctive videos for popular artists like Drake, Nelly Furtado, Kanye West, Jay-z, Rihanna and many more.
The film stars Sarah Jeffery (“Shades of Blue,” “Rogue”), Stephan James (Race, Selma), Shamier Anderson (Race, “The Next Step”), Lanette Ware (Shaft), Steven Love (Solo) and Jim Codrington (“Rookie Blue”).
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