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Title The interrupters [videorecording] / Kartemquin Films presents ; for WGBH/Frontline, The Independent Television Services (ITVS) and BBC Storyville ; in association with Rise Films ; a film by Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz ; directed and photographed by Steve James ; produced by Alex Kotlowitz and Steve James.

Imprint [Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    306.09773 INT    Available
Description 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Inspired by a New York Times Magazine article by Alex Kotlowitz.
Originally produced in 2011.
Credits Edited by Aaron Wickenden, Steve James ; original music composed by Joshua Abrams.
Performer Ameena Matthews, Cobe Williams, Eddie Bocanegra.
Summary The moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who, with bravado, humility, and even humor, try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. Shot over the course of a year, this documentary captures a period in Chicago when it became a national symbol for the violence in America's cities.
System Details DVD, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 Surround.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Matthews, Ameena.
Williams, Cobe.
Bocanegra, Eddie.
CeaseFire (Organization : Chicago, Ill.)
Violence -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Prevention.
Conflict management -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Community organization -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Gang prevention -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Gangs -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author James, Steve, 1955- Director. Photographer. Producer. Film editor.
Kotlowitz, Alex. Producer.
Matthews, Ameena. Interviewee.
Williams, Cobe. Interviewee.
Bocanegra, Eddie. Interviewee.
Kartemquin Films.
Rise Films.
Independent Television Service.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
PBS Home Video.
Added Title Frontline (Television program)
ISBN 9781608836345
Standard No. 841887016377
Music No. FRL63007 PBS Home Video

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