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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 Distribution, [2012]
description
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
1608836347, 9781608836345
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2012]
isbn
1608836347
9781608836345
standard identifier
841887016377
publisher #
FRL63007
credits note
Edited by Aaron Wickenden, Steve James ; original music composed by Joshua Abrams.
general note
Inspired by a New York Times Magazine article by Alex Kotlowitz.
Originally produced in 2011.
Special features include interviews.
performer
Ameena Matthews, Cobe Williams, Eddie Bocanegra.
abstract
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.
language note
In English with optional English subtitles.
catalogue key
8755229
technical details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 Surround.

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