The Interrupters

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 12:00 am

United States Capitol
Capitol Visitor Center
Washington, DC , DC

A special Capitol Hill panel discussion on The Interrupters - 6 PM at the Capitol Hill Visitor Center – North Orientation Theatre.  Featuring highlights from the film and an engaging discussion with the film's producer Alex Kotlowitz and violence interrupters Cobe Williams and Ameena Matthews.  The discussion will feature remarks from Congressman Bobby Scott, the ACLU and the Student Peace Alliance.  For more information or to RSVP for the event, please contact 

Thursday, May 31, 2012 6:30 pm

Sullivan Center
118 N Main Street
Rockford, IL

The Interrupters screens at Rockford, IL's Sullivan Center - 6:30 PM.  Stay for a Q&A featuring CeaseFire, the Rockford Housing Authority and Divine Divas.  For more information, check out the Rockford Community Page.

The Interrupters goes back to Oakland

Outside of Chicago, the one city that has requested screenings of The Interrupters more than any other has been Oakland, California. This week The Interrupters Outreach Team, working with a number of Oakland community organizations as well as the Oakland Unified School District, brings the film back to the Bay Area for a series of screenings and discussions geared towards Oakland youth.



Tuesday, May 22, 2012 12:00 am

Hancock High School
4034 West 56th Street
Chicago, IL

A one day art expo at Chicago's Hancock High School - featuring scenes from The Interrupters and a Q&A with Eddie Bocanegra.  More information to be announced.


Wednesday, May 16, 2012 5:30 pm

Google Chicago
20 W. Kinzie Street
ChicagoZa, IL

Google Chicago will be hosting a screening and discussion of The Interrupters, Kartemquin's award-winning feature about gang violence prevention and the gripping stories of three CeaseFire violence interrupters on the job in Chicago. The film begins at 6 PM and will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Zak Piper (producer and sound operator), Cobe Williams (CeaseFire violence interrupter), and Tracy Swartz (RedEye reporter for The Chicago Tribune). Register online to get free tickets. There are a limited number of seats available, and priority is given to those who do 15 or more new reviews (25 for pairs) on Google Places using the free application you can download for either your computer or your phone. Google Chicago will e-mail you with seat confirmation prior to the screening.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 2:00 pm

The Theater Lab
137 W. 14th St.
New York, NY

Take a master class with the acclaimed producer / director behind The Interrupters, Hoop Dreams and many more Kartemquin releases. Reserve tickets (only $6) at


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