When two African-American teenagers fall in love on the drug-ridden streets of Houston, they need courage to stay together and resist violent temptation in this urban drama.
Bokeem Woodbine - Actor/"Jason's Lyric"
Jada Pinkett - Actress, THE WOMEN (2008)
Jada Pinkett Smith - Actress, THE WOMEN (2008)
Allen Payne - Star, NEW JACK CITY (1991)
Eddie Griffin - American Actor/"Meteor Man"
Forest Whitaker - American actor/director, THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
Doug McHenry - Producer/Director
"...A powerfully felt statement....JASON'S LYRIC, sensitive to the tragic and alert to hope, is one from the heart..." - 10/20/1994 Rolling Stone, p.157
"...The performances are strong....[The film] has the boldness to go for big dramatic themes, for love, tragedy and redemption....It's invigorating, how much confidence it has, and how much space it allows itself..." - 09/28/1994 Chicago Sun-Times, p.53