The Interrupters

2011 Documentary Not Rated 125 Minutes

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The Interrupters


The Interrupters
In Theaters July 29, 2011
On Blu-ray February 14, 2012 Now Available ?
On DVD February 14, 2012 Now Available ?


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 and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz, this film is an unusually intimate journey into the stubborn persistence of violence in our cities. Shot over the course of a year out of Kartemquin Films, The Interrupters captures a period in Chicago when it became a national symbol for the violence in our cities. During that period, the city was besieged by high-profile incidents, most notably the brutal beating of Derrion Albert, a Chicago High School student, whose death was caught on videotape.

Not Rated.

Released by Cinema Guild. See more credits.

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