Video Discussion from the Community Cinema Screening of CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America

Posted on April 24, 2009

On Tuesday, April 14, Community Cinema, in partnership with the City of Los Angeles, screened CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America, which examines the conditions that have led to the devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles. Afterwards, Val Zavala, anchor and reporter of SoCal Connected, led a panel discussion with filmmaker Stacy Peralta, Deputy Mayor of Gang Reduction and Youth Development Rev. Jeff Carr and community organizer Skipp Townsend. This event was broadcast live on Beyond the Box Blog where visitors asked questions to the panelists via live chat and Twitter in addition to questions fielded from the audience. Missed the live video feed from Los Angeles? Check out the recording from the event below:


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