CeaseFire Illinois

Chicago Tribune
December 25, 2011

A new documentary called “The Interrupters” shines light on community activism. The film is based in Chicago and focuses on the antiviolence conflict-mediation initiative known as CeaseFire Illinois. “The film focuses on so-called violence interrupters working the streets and in many cases coaxing someone with a weapon, a grudge and a short fuse back from the brink of retaliatory bloodshed.”

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