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  • ‘Interrupters’ (PBS) Captures Chicago’s CeaseFire Program

    Feb 14, 12 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Over the course of a year, filmmakers shadowed three ex gang members in Chicago known as Violence Interrupters, whose sole purpose is to sense when violence is about to jump off, then, step in and stop it from happening. Filmmaker Steve James (“Hoop Dreams”) and author Alex Kotlowitz (“There Are No Children Here”) embedded themselves […]