“Violence is Like a Disease”
Today The Interrupters Film premieres in Chicago. Visit http://interrupters.kartemquin.com/ to find out when it premieres in your city. If you work in a school or with young people, consider getting an educational license to screen it yourself. Contact them at the link above.
There is a serious problem with violence in every major city in our nation. Chicago happens to be arguably one of the violent cities in our nation and possibly the world. Check out the trailer above, get inspired and go and find a screening and bring a friend. It is time to interrupt the cycle of violence claiming the lives of our young people!
- ‘Interrupters’ Documentary Takes on Chicago Youth Violence (theroot.com)
- The Interrupters keeps its heroes real (guardian.co.uk)
- Afternoon Diversion: The Interrupters (chicagoist.com)