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

    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

  2. BANISHED Wins Erik Barnouw Award

    April 13, 2009

    BANISHED, by Marco Williams, recently was awarded an Erik Barnouw Award, which recognizes outstanding reporting and programming on television or in documentary film that is concerned with American history. From the 1860s to the 1920s, dozens of towns and counties across America violently expelled entire African American communities, forcing

  3. CRIPS AND BLOODS Community Cinema Screenings Recaps

    April 10, 2009

    Community Cinema selections are screened in over 50 locations throughout the United States. This month, Community Cinema presents CRIPS AND BLOODS: Made in America, a film that examines two of the most notorious and violent street gangs in America. Read some of the highlights from this month's screenings and learn more about the live webcast

  4. Independent Lens Presents Community Voices

    February 11, 2009

    Independent Lens and ITVS Community are pleased to present Community Voices: short videos developed by independent filmmakers and community partners from around the United States. FFrom a flea market to the Democratic National Convention to an independent recording studio, emerging and first-time filmmakers provide new perspectives on democracy