BIFF - White Light

movie details

Director:
George Gittoes
Cast:
Smiley, Solja, Lil Dave

 

Release:
13/10/2019
Length:
100 Mins
Genre:
Documentary

synopsis

In Englewood, statistics on gun violence are higher than any active armed conflict, leading locals to dub the area 'Chi-Raq'. In this urban war zone, young people are the frequent targets, decimating families and fracturing the community. Installing himself within a local gang, Gittoes traces how racial segregation, high unemployment and ready access to firearms combine to contribute to a cycle of gun crime. Rather than surrender to violence, however, shooting survivors and community leaders hope to turn the tide through music an...