Reach for Me

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Reach for Me
Reach For Me.jpg
Theatrical Release Poster
Directed by Levar Burton
Produced by Charlene Blaine-Schulenburg
Hilary Carr
Mark A. Jones
Chan Mahon
Susan R. Rodgers
Mark Wolfe
Written by Michael Adams
Starring Seymour Cassell
Johnny Whitworth
Lacey Chabert
Adrianne Barbeau
Charlene Blaine-Schulenburg
Larry Hankin
Levar Burton
Alfre Woodard
Music by Julio Reyes
Cinematography Kriss Krosskove
Edited by Avril Beukes
AMediaVision Productions
Distributed by Brainstorm Media
Lost and Found Entertainment
Spotlight Pictures
Release date
  • October 2008 (2008-10) (Oldenburg Film Festival)
  • December 18, 2009 (2009-12-18) (United States)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Reach for Me is a 2008 American comedy-drama film directed by Levar Burton. It won the AARP 'Movie's for Grownups' Breakthrough Accomplishment award in 2010.[1]


The film's cast includes many award winners including Oscar Nominee Alfre Woodard[2] and Golden Globe Nominee Adrienne Barbeau.[3]

Cast list[edit]


Reach for Me was the first 4K end-to-end production and the first feature film shot on the Dalsa Origin camera.[4]

Awards and festivals[edit]

AARP Magazine ‘Movies for Grownups’ Edition 2010 (Largest Publication in the U.S.)
- Breakthrough Accomplishment Award! (Award Show Los Angeles, California)

AARP’s ‘Movies for Grownups’ Film Festival (Las Vegas, Nevada)
- Special Feature

Lake Arrowhead Film Festival
- Best Feature
- Best of the Festival

San Diego Film Festival
- Audience Choice Award – Best Feature
- Seymour Cassel receives Indie Icon Award

Mill Valley Film Festival
- Official Selection
- Seymour Cassel is guest speaker of their prestigious ‘Insight’ Program

Downtown Film Festival – Los Angeles
- Centerpiece Gala Selection
- Seymour Cassel receives The Hollywood Reporter Lifetime Achievement Award

Tallgrass Film Festival (Wichita, Kansas)
- Centerpiece Gala Selection
- Seymour Cassel receives Ad Astra Award

Off Plus Camera Film Festival (Kraków, Poland)
- Press Favorite
- Seymour Cassel receives Special Tribute

Oldenburg International Film Festival (Germany)
- World Premiere Gala Selection
- Seymour Cassel given star on their walk of fame


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