I Promise

2020 Official Selection: Features

World Premiere

FEATURE | United States | 102 MINUTES | English |

I PROMISE

Documentary

I Promise tells the story of LeBron James’ efforts to close the achievement gap in his hometown of Akron, Ohio through the eyes of the inspiring students who are resetting expectations of their futures. The documentary will explore the day-to-day trials, triumphs, and life-changing impact of the school staff, students and families working together in a unique, family-first educational environment that embraces the trauma and challenges many face in Akron.

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Sat June 19 - 5:00 PM
Brooklyn Commons at MetroTech
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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Marc Levin

Marc Levin is an award-winning, independent filmmaker dedicated to telling powerful, real stories in a unique, authentic style. He has won four Emmy® awards, four duPont-Columbia awards, the Peabody Award, the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance and the Camera d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, among others. Highlights include: Slam, his breakout festival hit; Brick City, the groundbreaking docu-series about the city of Newark, New Jersey and its charismatic Mayor Cory Booker.

Director
Marc Levin
Executive Producer (Main Credit)
LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, Philip Byron, Nicholas Lopez, Marc Levin, Dan Levin, Catherine Cyr, Josh Gold
Cinematographer
Daniel B. Levin
Editor
Kimberly Miille, Spencer Averick, Max Blecker, Cindy Lee, John Maidman
Executive Producer
LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, Philip Byron, Nicholas Lopez, Marc Levin, Daniel B. Levin, Catherine Cyr, Josh Gold, Jackson Devereux

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