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Friday, November 11, 2016 7:30 pm

Auditorium at Washington University’s Brown Hall
Centennial Greenway
St. Louis, MO
Director Margaret Byrne's Raising Bertie will be screening for FREE at the 2016 St. Louis International Film Festival on November 11, 2016 at 7:30PM. The screening will be held in Brown Hall at Washington University in St. Louis. Raising Bertie is an intimate portrait of three African-American boys coming of age in rural North Carolina. Set in Bertie County, a rural African-American-led community in Eastern North Carolina, the documentary takes audiences deep into the emotional lives of three teens — Reginald “Junior” Askew, David “Bud” Perry, and Davonte “Dada” Harrell — over six years. This powerful vérité film weaves the young men’s stories together as they try to define their identities while navigating unemployment, institutional racism, violence, first love, fatherhood, and estrangement from family members and mentors.

Live Chat with The Interrupters filmmakers & stars

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February 15, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Following the PBS Frontline broadcast of The Interrupters on February 14th at 9pm ET / 8 CT, join the film's producers Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz and violence interrupters Eddie Bocanegra and Ameena Matthews for a live chat at 1pm ET / 12pm CT. More participants from the film may also be joining us - watch this space!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 7:00 pm

The Bovard Auditorium,
3551 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA

The Interrupters producer Alex Kotlowitz will be speaking at The University of Southern California on March 22nd and 23rd at 7:00pm.  He will also be airing a clip from the film.  Get more information and RSVP for the event.

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