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'Crips and Bloods: Made in America' May 3

April 30, 2010

'Crips and Bloods: Made in America" tells the story of Los Angeles' two most infamous gangs. The film will be shown on Monday, May 3 in the Lory Student Center Theater, followed by a panel discussion featuring professor and CSU students.

Screening followed by discussion

The United Men of Color, Diversity and Social Justice Programs, in collaboration with ASAP, will be showing the film "Crips and Bloods: Made in America" on Monday, May 3.

Following the film, there will be a Q&A session with a panel comprised of four professors and four students.

During the panel session, the professors will discuss the societal aspects of the gang culture and how the system of oppression affects and perpetuates the gang system. The students will discuss their own experience in and/or around gang life.

Movie synopsis

Directed by critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stacy Peralta and executive produced by NBA star Baron Davis and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Stephen Luczo, "Crips and Bloods: Made in America" tells the story of the Crips and Bloods, South Los Angeles’ two most infamous African-American gangs.

Combining unprecedented access into the worlds of active gangs, "Crips and Bloods: Made in America" offers a compelling, character-driven documentary narrative which chronicles the decades-long cycle of destruction and despair that defines modern gang culture.

Warning: The movie contains graphic images and some graphic language.

Event details

What: "Crips and Bloods: Made in America"

When: Monday, May 3, 2010, 7 p.m.

Where: Lory Student Center Theater

Contact: Kodi Phelps
Phone: (970) 692-4442