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 explores 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.
SPECIAL NOTE: This screening is part of a tribute to MNFF Honoree Marc Levin, who directed and co-executive produced the film.
Date: Saturday, August 27
Location: Town Hall Theater
Directed by: Marc Levin [Filmmaker to Attend]
Produced by: LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, Philip Byron, Nicholas Lopez, Marc Levin, Dan Levin, Catherine Cyr, Josh Gold
Length: 102 minutes
Location: United States