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Crips and Bloods: Made in America -- With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles.
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Writers (WGA):
Stacy Peralta (written by) &
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With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles. | Add synopsis »
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great documentary that covers a lot of ground and ends on a positive note See more (26 total) »

Cast

 

Jim Brown ... Himself
Tony Muhammad ... Himself (as Minister Tony Muhammad)
Kershaun Scott ... Himself

Forest Whitaker ... Narrator

Directed by
Stacy Peralta 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Stacy Peralta (written by) &
Sam George (written by)

Produced by
Baron Davis .... producer
Jesse Dylan .... producer
Rachel Griffin .... line producer
Dan Halsted .... producer
Quincy Jones III .... executive producer (as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III)
Steve Luczo .... executive producer
Shaun Murphy .... producer
Stacy Peralta .... producer
Gus Roxburgh .... producer
Cash Warren .... producer
 
Original Music by
Matter Music (original music by)
 
Cinematography by
Tony Hardmon 
 
Film Editing by
T.J. Mahar 
 
Production Management
Tanya Sakolsky .... production manager
Kit Vogel .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Apollo Payne .... second unit director
 
Sound Department
Christopher Alba .... sound effects editor
Stephanie Brown .... supervising sound editor
Katy Davidson .... sound intern
Dane A. Davis .... co-supervising sound editor
Dane A. Davis .... sound designer
Paul Hackner .... sound editor
Craig MacLellan .... assistant adr recordist
Caleb Mose .... sound
Tom Ozanich .... re-recording mixer
Jussi Tegelman .... sound editor
Donna G. Walker .... post sound operations
Bryan O. Watkins .... sound effects editor (as Bryan O. Watkins)
 
Visual Effects by
Jason Tublewicz .... visual effects editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Briglia .... director of photography: second unit
Richard Brooks Burton .... aerial cinematographer
Tony Friedkin .... additional still photographer (as Anthony Friedkin)
Johnny M.G. Green .... additional still photographer
Joe Guidry .... additional camera operator
Ben McMillan .... gaffer
Ralph Payne .... assistant camera
Tanya Sakolsky .... additional still photographer
Fulton Singleton .... dolly grip
Paul Stukin .... additional camera operator
Bryan Wiley .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Andy Lichtstein .... digital colorist
Aaron Null .... post-production assistant
Nicholas Philbrook .... assistant editor
Garrett Richardson .... post-production intern
Holly Richardson .... post-production intern
Christine Seino .... assistant on-line editor
 
Music Department
Brandy Allen .... additional music selection
Michelle Dickson Fine .... additional music clearance
Debra MacCulloch .... music supervisor
T.J. Mahar .... music editor
Ric Markmann .... composer: additional music
Soul Nana .... composer: additional music
Emmanuel Obeng .... composer: additional music
Stacy Peralta .... music selection
Tanya Sakolsky .... additional music selection
Garth Trinidad .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Genaro Carpio .... production assistant
D.K. .... consultant
Kamari Dar'Shae Denson .... production assistant
Danielle Dreis .... production assistant
Terry Goudeau .... consultant
Rudolph 'Rockhead' Johnson .... consultant
Nicholas Kim .... assistant production accountant
Vicky Lindsey .... consultant
Johan Martínez .... production assistant
Sean McNair .... consultant "DK"
Tony Muhammad .... consultant (as Minister Tony Muhammad)
Jose Perez .... assistant production accountant
Staley Prom .... production assistant
Juan Rodriguez .... key production assistant
Aqeela Sherrills .... consultant
Jennifer L. Stone .... lead production accountant
Bo Taylor .... consultant
 
Thanks
Adam Bardach .... special thanks
 

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"Made in America" - USA (original title)
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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
great documentary that covers a lot of ground and ends on a positive note, 16 June 2009
Author: Todd Bradley from Denver, Colorado, USA

I watched this documentary as part of the Independent Lens series on PBS, and thought it was great. The film covers a lot of topics related to the gang of South Central Los Angeles, from their earliest history to the socio-economic causes to the effect it has on real families. And it ends with a sense of hope that the people of that community can in fact put an end to the cycle.

It would be easy to do a documentary on this topic that reeks of white guilt or points fingers or cozies up to the gang members. But instead, this film takes a very neutral viewpoint. That's part of what makes it great. Plus, it's very well done technically. The soundtrack is outstanding, the narration is good, and the audio is unusually good for a documentary.

I give it an 8/10.

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