The Interrupters screens in Minneapolis at El Collegio Charter School from 2-5 pm. This free screening is sponsored by the MPD Crime Prevention Intern program, the American Indian Center, Urban Youth Conservation and the Minneapolis Blueprint on Youth Violence Prevention program. Contact Rick Maas for more information 612-236-5251 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Interrupters will be presented with the Henry Hampton Award at the Council on Foundations 2012 Conference. Director John Singleton will present the award. Steve James, Ceasefire founder Gary Slutkin and Interrupter Ameena Matthews will be present for a discussion about CeaseFire programs.
The Interrupters screens at Chicago's 2012 Associated Church Press Convention. The screening and event are closed to the public.
The Interrupters screens at Portland, Oregon's Northwest Film Center. The screening is in conjunction with the weeklong Rebooting Democracy festival. After the screening, stay for a conversation with producer, Alex Kotlowitz. For more information visit, Rebooting Democracy.
The Interrupters screens at University of Illinois Chicago. Join the UIC Latino Cultural Center for a screening of The Interrupters followed by an audience discussion with featured Ceasefire violence interrupters Cobe Williams and Eddie Bocanegra. For more details, please visit the UIC Latino Cultural Center facebook page.
Awards season may have ended for The Interrupters, so now on to the really important stuff: the film’s outreach campaign is just starting to heat up. Now available for community screenings, schools, Interrupters House Parties and for all Interrupters outreach events is The Interrupters Community Discussion Guide (PDF download).