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Filmmakers Steve James & Alex Kotlowitz on Film Courage (Ep. #158)

Filmmakers Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz call into Film Courage to tell us why they are drawn to stories of poverty, violence, and education. They also tell us the reservations they had making the 2011 Sundance, 2012 Film Independent Spirit Award winning film “The Interrupters,” how they were able to capture such intimate footage, how they were able to raise financing for the film, and what life was like for them over the course of the one-year production.




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