Context of Pride, Lionsgate, Cinerenta and Element Films present a Cinered, Lionsgate, Element Films and Fortress Features Production in association with Paul Hall Productions, Inc. and L.I.F.T. ; executive producers, Terrence Howard [and seven others] ; produced by Brett Forbes [and four others] ; story by Kevin Michael Smith, Michael Gozzard ; screenplay by Kevin Michael Smith, Michael Gozzard, J. Mills Goodloe, Norman Vance, Jr. ; directed by Sunu Gonera