The interrupters [videorecording] / Kartemquin Films presents ; for WGBH/Frontline, The Independent Television Service (ITVS) and BBC Storyville ; in association with Rise Films ; a film by Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz
Blu-rays | PBS Home Video | c2012 | [Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Nonfiction (Call number: 306.0977311 I (BLU-RAY))
[United States] : PBS Home Video, c2012.
[Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Blu-ray; 5.1 surround ; requires blu-ray player.
In English, with optional English (SDH) subtitles.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television in 2011 as an episode of Frontline.
Ameena Matthews, Cobe Williams, Eddie Bocanegra.
Directed and photographed by Steve James ; producers, Alex Kotlowitz and Steve James ; editors, Aaron Wickenden, Steve James ; original music composed by Joshua Abrams.
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. From acclaimed director Steve James and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz.
Frontline (Television program)
FRL6307B PBS Home Video