The Rehabilitation of
Laverne Livingston, a multimillionaire who grew up in Pittsburgh's Hill District, is starting her new real-estate development in her hometown which is spearheaded by her son Davidson (Harry Lennix). But as the development moves forward, the local community reacts negatively to the development and protests against what they see as unwanted gentrification. With the family fortune on the line, its Laverne's granddaughter Gwen, a San Francisco app developer who has no interest in coming back to Pittsburgh, and a spunky non-profit leader Kelly that may hold the key of saving not only the Livingston family fortune but the Hill District entirely.
This film was funded by the University of Pittsburgh in partnership with Steeltown Entertainment as a new form of community filmmaking: Inviting professional filmmakers with promising scripts to a community and using the storytelling to train the next generation of local Pittsburgh film crews to empower their journey to breaking into the film industry.