Elevate

Jamal, an extremely bright but troublesome high school student living in the Los Angeles area, enters a robotics competition to win scholarship money for college.

  • Letia Solomon
    Director
    Untold
  • Letia Solomon
    Writer
    Untold
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 23, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes
  • University of California Riverside Delta Sigma Theta "Breaking Boundaries" Screening
    Riverside
    United States
    May 13, 2016
  • 2016 Indie Night Film Festival
    Hollywood, CA
    United States
    June 25, 2016
  • 2017 African American Film Marketplace S.E. Manly Short Film Showcase
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    January 14, 2017
  • 2017 Philadelphia Independent Film Awards
    Philadelphia
    United States
    May 7, 2017
    Best Student Film
Director Biography - Letia Solomon

Based in Los Angeles, CA, Letia Solomon began her career in film as an actress in 2012. In 2015, she wrote and produced her first short film “Untold” which was centered on domestic violence and received critical acclaim at the 2015 Black Woman Film Network Summit in Atlanta, GA and the 2015 SE Manly Short Showcase in Los Angeles, CA. From that experience, her passion for film blossomed. Letia went on to complete a film course at the New York Film Academy in Burbank, CA and wrote and directed two more short films. Woman of many talents, she enjoys all aspects of filmmaking but is currently focusing on acting, directing, and writing.

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"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure..." - Marianne Williamson