Screening followed by Q+A with Director, Steve James
Moderated by Sudhir Venkatesh, Faculty, Department of Sociology
Tuesday, September 27, 6:30 pm (doors open 6 pm)
Columbia University School of the Arts Miller Theatre: 2960 Broadway at 116th Street
From acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams,The New Americans) and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz, The Interrupters tells the moving stories of three Violence Interrupters from the non-violence group, CeaseFire, who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed.
This event is co-presented with Columbia University School of the Arts student group, FOCUS (Filmmakers of Color United in Spirit); Columbia University School of Social Work; Institute for the Study of Human Rights; SIPA Human Rights Concentration; Social Justice Initiatives Columbia Law School.