Staying out of the whole "good-and-bad-drama"
February 14, 2012 8:43 PM Subscribe
posted by IvoShandor (18 comments total)
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Tonight Frontline aired the documentary film "The Interrupters
", the video is available on Frontline's website
. On WTTW, Chicago's major PBS affiliate, a special "Chicago Tonight" followed the presentation. It featured a panel discussion with Violence Interrupters Ameena Matthews, Eddie Bocanegra, and Cobe Williams, an interview with the filmakers and an interview with former Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis and CeaseFire Director Tio Hardiman
There is plenty of other content on the PBS page. Videos: "Meet the Interrupters
", "Caprysha, Lil Mikey, Kenneth… Where Are They Now?
". Some pieces by Azmat Khan: "CeaseFire: Stopping Violence and Measuring Impact
", a Q&A with the filmmakers
and others. There is also an essay by producer Alex Kotlowitz
Despite early Oscar buzz
, the film was snubbed
for Best Documentary.
*Previously on the Blue: "The Interrupters", CeaseFire.