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Title The interrupters / 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
Published [Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video, [2012]


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Description 1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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
Notes 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
Notes Rated TV-MA
DVD, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 Surround
Rated: E
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Available to Deakin University staff and students only
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.
Feature films
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.
ISBN 9781608836345
OTHER TI Frontline (Television program)