Between lives, loyalty, love, and limitations a Chicago basketball star trying to make the NBA must balance faith, family, and career and the critical choices he faces that define a man’s character and reveal what’s most important in life. Midrange releases on DVD June 10, 2014.
Fresh off a stellar collegiate basketball career, aspiring professional basketball star, Damon Sharp, returns to his hometown in Chicago quickly to discover a more challenging game off the court. His former life and old bad habits abruptly challenge his newfound faith in God. Damon’s dreams of playing pro ball hang in the balance while he faces the circling demons of his past, which are being beckoned by his brother Darrin, who’s on a fast track to jail.
Devastated by some news, temptation gets the better of Damon, weakness takes root and the downward spiraling ensues. Moving back into his childhood home unveils his mother’s severe depression and his brother’s growing penchant for trouble despite being a single dad, exposing his young nephew’s vulnerability.
An intimate portrait of the two brothers emerges when they are suddenly forced to re-examine their lives, loyalty, love and their own limitations. Ultimately the choices they make reveal their true character when one of them takes a shot in life that will set the course for everyone’s life forever.
Midrange centers around two brothers; a young basketball star set on making a professional roster and a single dad on a fast track to prison. Through their wins and losses an intimate portrait emerges of two brothers who look candidly at their lives, loyalty and their own limitations as they each wrestle with the past and are forced to engage with the present. Thematically the film addresses a secular struggle of balancing faith, family and career and ultimately the critical choices that define a man’s character and reveal what’s most important in life.