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The Interrupters

For The Interrupters, director Steve James and author Alex Kotlowitz followed three 'violence interrupters' working for Chicago-based organization CeaseFire, which believes the spread of violence is analogous to infectious diseases and should be treated as such.
February 10, 2011

For The Interrupters, director Steve James and author Alex Kotlowitz followed three ‘violence interrupters’ working for Chicago-based organization CeaseFire, which believes the spread of violence is analogous to infectious diseases and should be treated as such.  The film premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

Production Company: Kartemquin Films
Director/DP: Steve James
Producers: Alex Kotlowitz, Steve James
Executive Producers: Gordon Quinn, Justine Nagan (Kartemquin Films), Teddy Leifer, Paul Taylor (Rise Films), David Fanning, Mike Sullivan (Frontline)
Co-Producer & Sound Recordist: Zak Piper
Editors: Aaron Wickenden, Steve James
Original Music: Joshua Abrams
Music Supervisor: Linda Cohen

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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