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    PBS Listening Tour: Next Stop, Chicago

    March 6, 2015

    On March 23, 2015 from 3 PM to 6 PM Central, POV, along with PBS, ITVS, WNET, Independent Lens and the Indie Caucus, will be in Chicago for the third and final stop in the National Listening Tour for Independent Films. The event, hosted by the Indie Caucus and Kartemquin Films, will be held here:Chicago Cultural Center GAR Hall and Rotunda 78 E Washington St

  2. The Interrupters: One Year of Impact

    July 16, 2012

    Steve James’s acclaimed documentary The Interrupters — about the Chicago-based anti-violence group CeaseFire — continues to leave its mark on policymakers and community members. Earlier this year, a screening of the film before Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, may have helped inspire the city to offer an unprecedented $1 million grant toward CeaseFire to

  3. ITVS Presents a Social Screening of The Interrupters

    May 30, 2012

    ITVS presents an online social screening of Steve James’ The Interrupters on Thursday, May 31 at 11AM PT / 2PM ET.  From acclaimed producer-director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and best-selling author-turned-producer Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No Children Here),  The Interrupters tells the stories of three "violence interrupters" who, with bravado,

  4. Live Online Screening of The Interrupters

    February 20, 2012

    Kartemquin Films, PBS Frontline, and ITVS invite you to join the filmmakers and subjects of The Interrupters for a special live, online "social screening" of the film beginning at 5:30pm PT / 8:30pm ET. Follow this link to participate in the screening.             Watch The Interrupters Preview on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE.Participating in the

  5. Interrupt Violence: New Interactive Website for The Interrupters

    February 14, 2012

    Filmmaker Steve James' The Interrupters premieres on FRONTLINE Tuesday night on PBS. The ITVS-funded documentary looks at a group of men and women in Chicago — 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.  A companion site for the