What: School of the Arts will be presenting a screening of The Interrupters by Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The New Americans) and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz. The Interrupters tells the moving stories of three Violence Interrupters from the non-violence group, CeaseFIre, who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. Q&A to follow, moderated by Sudir Venkatesh, Faculty, Department of Sociology.
When: Tuesday, September 27, 6:30pm
Where: CU School of the Arts Miller Theatre, 2960 Broadway at 116th Street
This event is co-presented with Columbia University School of the Arts student group, FOCUS (Filmmakers of Color United in Spirit); Columbia University School of Social Work; Institute for the Study of Human Rights; SIPA Human Rights Concentration; Social Justice Initiatives Columbia Law School.