In accepting the award from documentary legend Michael Moore, Steve James quipped: "Tonight, I really don't care about the Oscars!"
The Interrupters will have its US television premiere on PBS FRONTLINE at 9pm on February 14th 2012. The US DVD and digital versions of the film will be made available following the broadcast.
PBS announced the air date as it unveiled its broadcast schedule for Black History Month 2012. We're hoping you will all help spread the love by watching and telling us what you think!
The Interrupters returns to the City of Brotherly Love for a free community screening on Monday, December 5th, 7pm, at Philadelphia's Pearl Theatre. The event is generously sponsored by Philadelphia’s Mayor Michael Nutter, Temple University and the Mayor's Commission on African American Males.
The Interrupters has been recognized with a nomination for Best Documentary at the Independent Spirit Awards. The honor will be Director Steve James' third nomination from Film Independent's Spirit Awards, with nods for Stevie in 2003 and a win for Hoop Dreams in 1994. The awards take place on February 25th in Santa Monica and will be broadcast by IFC.