29 February 2008

"Holding Down the Hood"

The Heart Broken in Half(1990) is a documentary on street gangs in the late eighties early 90's in Chicago.
The film is based on Dwight Conquergood's field research, the ethnographer who also co-produced and co-directed the film.

On The Same Tip: 80 Blocks From Tiffany's (1979). The film directed by Gary Weis
is a documentary on the gangs in the South Bronx in the late seventies early eighties.

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