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Chain Camera -- Chain Camera is a 2001 American documentary film directed by Kirby Dick about the lives of Los Angeles high school students.


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Chain Camera is a 2001 American documentary film directed by Kirby Dick about the lives of Los Angeles high school students. | Add synopsis »
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Ethan Adagio ... Himself
Silva Arzunyan ... Herself
Stephanie De La Garza ... Herself
Leo Diaz ... Himself
Timothy Docherty ... Himself
Amy Hattemer ... Herself
Cinammon Hunter ... Herself
Mena Mulat ... Herself
Victor Naranjo ... Himself
Jesse Ramon ... Himself
Manuel Ramírez ... Himself
Lisa Reyes ... Herself
Fernando Santillana ... Himself
Suzana Sburlan ... The Valedictorian
Rosemary To ... Herself
Shannon Whitmore ... Herself
Winfred Wilson ... Himself

Directed by
Kirby Dick 
Produced by
Nancy Abraham .... supervising producer
Kirby Dick .... executive producer
Dody Dorn .... producer
Sheila Nevins .... executive producer
Eddie Schmidt .... producer
Original Music by
Blake Leyh 
Film Editing by
Matthew Wispy Clarke  (as Matt Clarke)
Production Management
Sage Vanden Heuvel .... post-production manager
Editorial Department
Yu Hsu .... assistant editor
Other crew
Winston Emano .... publicist
Mike Kahne .... titles
David Magdael .... publicist
Greg Munda .... production coordinator

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90 min

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one of the best documentaries i've ever seen, 20 February 2003
Author: ellstonzgunn from usa

this out-standing documentary will probably never be seen by a large audience which is truly unfortunate. it is riveting, touching, sad, hysterical, and unforgettable in every way. it follows east los angeles high-school students for a short time in each of their lives after which time they pass the camera on to another person, thus the name of the movie. what makes it so special is that almost every stereotype you might have about kids in this tough neighborhood is proven false. you get to see the person behind the statistic and it makes you re-evaluate yourself and your perceptions of others. i hope that this film eventually makes it to video. it will be one that i want

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