Screening of The Interrupters


The Regent Park Film Festival presents

a screening of

The Interrupters


co-presentation with Hot Docs International film Festival 


Event Details

Where: Hart House Theatre

When: Friday April 28, 2016 at 11:30 am

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Hot Docs FREE Daytime Screenings
Seniors (60+) and students with valid ID can take advantage of free admission to films that start before 5:00 p.m. Pick up your tickets at the screening venue’s box office on the day of the screening, subject to availability

Film Details 

This multiple award-winning film tells the powerful story of three “violence interrupters” who return to their Chicago neighbourhoods to stand in the middle of violence and mediate the complexities of gang and territorial fighting. Shot over the course of a year, the film follows the work of CeaseFire, a progressive organization that believes the spread of violence imitates the spread of infectious disease and can be stopped at its source. With their own complicated histories, CeaseFire members Ameena, Cobe and Eddie hold enormous street credibility, which helps them navigate a tumultuous time in Chicago’s history. Their heroic work is the heart of this compelling and inspiring film. Heather Haynes

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