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'Hoop Dreams,' 'Interrupters' Filmmakers Still Looking for 1963 Chicago School Boycott Participants for New Doc

9 December 2015 8:47 AM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

I previously profiled this new still-in-the-works documentary film from Chicago-based Kartemquin Films ("Hoop Dreams," "The Interrupters," "The Trials of Muhammad Ali"), titled "'63 Boycott," two years ago; they still need your help to complete it. Directed by Gordon Quinn ("A Good Man" documentary on choreographer Bill T. Jones), the film is about the 1963 Chicago school boycott, called “Freedom Day,” during which some 200,000 people, mostly school students, protested and marched over the school system's racist segregationist policies by then Cps Superintendent Benjamin Willis. The film »

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