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Light It Up

Rating:R (for language and violent content)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:November 10, 1999
Running time:98 minutes
Cast:Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson, Vanessa L. Williams, Forest Whitaker
Director:Craig Bolotin
Producer:Tracey Edmonds
Writer:Craig Bolotin
Distributor:20th Century Fox

Description: Usher Raymond, Rosario Dawson and Sara Gilbert play high school students who demand explanation for the unjust termination of teacher Judd Nelson. The innocent protest turns into a police standoff when security guard Forest Whitaker is accidentally shot and taken hostage. The students decide to use the brewing media frenzy to voice their concerns about the state of education.

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