Across the Line

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  87 min.
Release Date:
April 8, 2016 - Ottawa, Kingston, Vancouver
April 15, 2016 - Halifax, Toronto
DVD: March 21, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 5.00
based on 4 votes and 1 reviews
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Cast: Stephan James, Hugh Thompson, Jackie Torrens, Sarah Jeffery, Shamier Anderson, Lanette Ware, Steven Love, Jim Codrington


Mattie (Stephan James), is a skilled ice hockey player from North Preston in Nova Scotia. He's tipped to be selected by one of the top teams in the National Hockey League, but his plans are jeopardized by his hustling brother and the corrosive tension at Cole Harbour High School where he's a student, and where racism begins to tear the school apart, leaving a trail of devastation.

  Canadian Connection: Filmed in Nova Scotia. The director, writer and most of the cast are Canadian.

Director: Director X
Studio: A71 Entertainment
Producer(s): Michael Donovan, Amos Adetuyi
Screenplay: Floyd Kane

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  • 5 stars "I was left with a unsettled feeling of not knowing what happens to this young man who has been doing his best to keep himself out of trouble but trouble finds him.... I think this is a great story of true events in life yesterday and today. Racism and bulling."