Award Winning Documentary on Cure Violence

‘The Interrupters’ is a critically acclaimed 2011 documentary telling the story of three Cure Violence workers who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. It examines a year in which Chicago drew national headlines for violence and murder that plagued the city.

From acclaimed director Kartemquin Films, the film follows Ameena Mathews, Cobe Williams and Eddie Bocanegra as they go about their work, and while doing so reveals their own inspired journeys of hope and redemption.

The Interrupters won several awards, including “Best Documentary” from the 2012 Rotten Tomatoes based on 83 reviews.

Watch the full movie for free online:

  • at PBS Frontline

Get Involved in Cure Violence

  • Help promote the message in your school, church group, or community center by downloading Kartemquin’s “The Interrupters Community Resource Guide”
  • Support Cure Violence’s vision of ending violence – Donate Today!

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