exclusive all-new version of the interrupters
"The Interrupters, a documentary about an initiative to stop urban violence in Chicago, may be the most necessary film you’ll see this year." - Dana Stevens, Slate
THE INTERRUPTERS tells the moving and surprising stories of three violence interrupters who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. From acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and best-selling author Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No Children Here), this film is an unusually intimate journey into the stubborn persistence of violence in our cities.
The film’s main subjects work for an innovative organization, CeaseFire, which believes that the spread of violence mimics the spread of infectious diseases, and so the treatment should be similar: go after the most infected…
Please join Snag the Vote 2012 for a special digital premiere of
on Tuesday, October 30th at 7 PM EDT/6 PM Central.
Stick around AFTER the film for an exclusive Q+A with director Steve James, producer Alex Kotlowitz, and Amy Ellenbogen, director of Save Our Streets Crown Heights.
RSVP NOW for the LIVE online screening here!