Interrupter Ameena Matthews Handles Stephen Colbert

Posted on February 2, 2012

Featured in the ITVS-funded documentary The Interrupters, Ameena Matthews gave a powerful performance on Wednesday's edition of the Colbert Report. The documentary, by acclaimed director Steve James, will premiere on PBS's FRONTLINE on February 14.


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The film takes a look at a group of men and women — most of them former gang leaders and ex-cons — that are trying to "interrupt" shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once employed. Watch the trailer for the The Interrupters below:


Join the filmmakers and FRONTLINE for a live chat on the documentary on Wednesday, February 15.


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