Steve James will host a screening of the Oscar-winning documentary Harlan County, USA (Barbara Kopple, 1976) and his film, The Interrupters, for the third installment of Robert Elder's “The Film That Changed My Life” series (http://filmchangedmylife.com/) and will be present for discussion after the films.
Advance tickets on sale via Music Box Theatre. Check here for more information.
Kartemquin films is 45 years old in 2011. In honor of Kartemquin's legacy, and in support of its future, we invite you to join us for cocktails, hors d'ouerves, and a rare opportunity to engage with independent artists and enjoy a sneak preview of some new works. Get tickets.
Regular: $8 Subscriber: $6 UCSD Student: $4
Producer Alex Kotlowitz and star Eddie Bocanegra of The Interrupters were interviewed by Neal Conan for NPR's "The Talk of the Nation" last week at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Listen to the full interview online. Eddie spoke movingly of his experiences as a violence interrupter in Chicago, and his comfort in knowing that he has "made a difference in some people's lives" through his work.