Jesse (Louisa Krause of The Girlfriend Experience) is a privileged but troubled white girl whose promiscuous tendencies pull her towards self-destructive behavior. Tosha (Sonequa Martin Green of Star Trek: Discovery) is a fiercely determined African-American from Anacostia, one of DC's most impoverished areas. Both new seniors and star players on their school's lacrosse team, the two girls click despite their differences. Their fledgling friendship begins to falter when they discover their shared interest in Rashid, a dashing Lebanese deejay.. Premiered in Dramatic Competition at Sundance Film Festival, nominated for Grand Jury Prize. Aired on Showtime, Sundance Channel and Starz Networks.. "An unusually honest, compassionate and challenging view of contemporary youth, neither sugarcoated nor prurient." - A.O. Scott, New York Times. “Toe to Toe features unforgettable, standout lead performances” - Steve Ramos, Indiewire
Toe to Toe
New Day Films, 2012.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.
Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.
Sonequa Martin-Green, Louisa Krause, Leslie Uggams
Originally produced by New Day Films in 2012.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Abt, Emily, filmmaker
New Day Films (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst