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The Interrupters

Friday, July 29, 2011

Producer-director Steve James and author-turned-producer Alex Kotlowitz talk about their creative partnership and the documentary “The Interrupters,” inspired by Kotlowitz’s New York Times Magazine article. The film focuses on former gang members who disrupt violent situations as they happen. “The Interrupters” opens at the IFC Center on July 29.

Guests:

Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz

Comments [2]

John from office

This is more of a comment on the break down of the black community. No fathers, growing up in poverty surrounded by ignorance. I know I know, I am a racist.

Jul. 29 2011 01:03 PM
Sonne Hernandez from LES

I grew up in Chicago, Rogers Park 25yrs ago in which violence was an everyday occurance. I have to comment about the segregation in Chicago that is still appalling. And I'd also like to comment about the mayors that are gangsters that keep this divide alive thruogh poverty.

Jul. 29 2011 12:55 PM

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