The interrupters

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...

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Corporate Authors: Kartemquin Films.
Rise Films.

Independent Television Service.

WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)

PBS Home Video.
Other Authors: James, Steve, 1955- (Director, Photographer, Producer, Film editor)
Kotlowitz, Alex.
(Producer)
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:[Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2012]
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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.
Language Notes:In English with optional English subtitles.
General Notes:Inspired by a New York Times Magazine article by Alex Kotlowitz.
Originally produced in 2011.
Special features include interviews.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Edited by Aaron Wickenden, Steve James ; original music composed by Joshua Abrams.
Performer:Ameena Matthews, Cobe Williams, Eddie Bocanegra.
System Details:DVD, Region 1, widescreen, 5.1 Surround.
Production Credits:Edited by Aaron Wickenden, Steve James ; original music composed by Joshua Abrams.
ISBN:9781608836345
1608836347