On a winter day in a southside Queens high school, events collide and six students are suddenly in an armed standoff with the NYPD. At the school, classrooms freeze, teachers come and go, resources are scant.

  • Original title: Light It Up
  • Release date: Nov. 4, 1999
  • Status: Released
  • Genres: Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime: 1h 39min
  • Producers: Edmonds Entertainment Group


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Lester Dewitt

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Vanessa Williams

Audrey McDonald

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Forest Whitaker

Officer Dante Jackson

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Rosario Dawson

Stephanie Williams

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