Credits

THE INTERRUPTERS
 

PRODUCED BY
Alex Kotlowitz and Steve James

CO-PRODUCER & SOUND RECORDIST
Zak Piper

PHOTOGRAPHED BY
Steve James

EDITED BY
Aaron Wickenden
Steve James

ORIGINAL MUSIC COMPOSED BY
Joshua Abrams

MUSIC SUPERVISOR
Linda Cohen

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
Justine Nagan
Gordon Quinn
Teddy Leifer
Paul Taylor

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER FOR ITVS
Sally Jo Fifer

VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMMING FOR ITVS
Claire Aguilar

Inspired by a New York Times Magazine article by Alex Kotlowitz

POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Aaron Wickenden

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Nora Gully

RESEARCHER
Emily Hart

ADDITIONAL CAMERA
Dana Kupper
Adam Singer
Keith Walker
Zak Piper
Mirko Popadic
Damon Hennessey
Jackson James

ADDITIONAL SOUND RECORDING
John Mathie
Rich Pooler
Pat Tillman
Alex Kotlowitz

TECHNICAL SUPERVISOR
Jim Morrissette

TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
Liz Kaar

TRANSCRIPTION
Dylan James
Joe Riina-Ferrie
Aaron McGrath
Lesley Onstott
Brittany Piper
Robby Sexton
Jennifer Wells

TRANSLATION
Shelly Hubman
Ian Kibbe
Lauren Makholm

MUSICIANS
Joshua Abrams- Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass, Percussion, Drums, MPC, Piano, Wurlitzer, MS20
Jason Adasiewicz- Marimba, Vibes
David Boykin- Bass Clarinet
Nicole Mitchell- Flute, Alto Flute, Bass Flute
Jeff Parker- Guitar
Tomeka Reid- Cello

ORIGINAL MUSIC RECORDED BY
Joshua Abrams
Neil Strauch

ORIGINAL MUSIC MIXED BY
Neil Strauch

HIGH DEFINITION FINISH
Nolo Digital Film

DIGITAL COLORIST
Michael Matusek

ENGINEER AT NOLO DIGITAL FILM
Boris Seagraves

PRODUCER AT NOLO DIGITAL FILM
Joe Flanagan

ONLINE EDIT
Boris Seagraves
Elliot Rudmann

ASSISTANT AT NOLO DIGITAL
Elliot Rudmann

AUDIO POST-PRODUCTION
Vagabond Audio

RE-RECORDING MIXER
Drew Weir

AUDIO PRODUCER
Risé Sanders

AUDIO POST ASSISTANTS
Martine Stebbing
Steven Aguilar
David O’Brien

TITLES & GRAPHICS FACILITY
Dizzy Giant

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION FOR ITVS
Richard O’Connell

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT FOR RISE FILMS
John Stack
Manu Pandey

KARTEMQUIN COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Tim Horsburgh

KARTEMQUIN BOOKKEEPING
Yvonne Afable
Mia Capodilupo
Cate Ryan

ADDITIONAL KARTEMQUIN FILMS STAFF
Jacinta Banks
Elizabeth Neufeld
Leslie Simmer
Dinesh Sabu

POSTER DESIGN 
Damon Locks

POSTER TYPESETTING
Sheila Sachs

SPECIAL THANKS
CeaseFire Illinois
Good Pitch at SilverDocs
University of Illinois at Chicago
Sadar “Sadat” Abdullah
Nick Fraser
James Highsmith
Zale Hoddenbach
Anna Kate Lewis
Tim White

THANKS
Xan Aranda
Bernard Baltimore
Karl Bell
Bocanegra Family
Calvin Buchanan
David Cassel
Rob Chimberoff
Paul Collier
Lupe Cruz
Napoleon English
Beadie Finzi
Maxyne Franklin
Amanda Geppert
Art Guerrero
Hardiman Family
Peter Gilbert
Ricardo Hernandez
Cheryl Hirasa
Calvin Hunt
Kathy Im
Bob Jackson
Thomas Jefferson
Jimmie Lee
Matthews Family
Carol Marin
Elise McCave
Chris Mortensen
Don Moseley
Alphonso Prater
Heather Radke
Mark Rowland
Janel Sails
Greg Sanderson
Jess Search
Michael Slaboch
Sarah Spector
Phil Williams
Williams Family
Stephon Woods
Al Haqqani Mosque & Community Center
Faithfulness Barber & Beauty Salon
Illinois Youth Center at Warrenville
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital
Leak & Sons Funeral Homes
Mildred’s Lounge
Namaste Charter School
Northeastern University
Rich City Skate
Smiling Faces Child Care Center
Storycatchers Theatre
WGCI Radio
Yorkville High School Athletic Department

OUTREACH & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Sonya Childress
Patrick Lile
L. Anton Seals, Jr

LEGAL COUNSEL TO KARTEMQUIN FILMS
Holland & Knight LLP
Robert Labate
Jennifer Bjornberg

LEGAL COUNSEL TO RISE FILMS
Olswang LLP

FAIR USE CONSULTANT
Peter Jaszi

KARTEMQUIN INTERNS
Ethan Barnowsky
Jessica Bradish
Ranjani Chakraborty
Kate Donalek
Michael Foley
LaToya Flowers
Nick Fraccaro
Kevin Fullam
Brett Hanover
John Kostka
Aubyn Niemi
Allison Pichert
Hannah Roodman
Ayesha Siddiqi
Philister Sidigu
Tristan Steinfeld
Emily Thomas
Shuling Yong
Stanzi Vaubel
Cassie Wierenga
Adora Wilson-Eye

MUSIC COURTESY OF
 
“We Came To Party”
Written by Brendon Dallas a.k.a. Money Flip
Performed by Money Flip featuring Punch G and Ace Da God
Courtesy of HollaScreem Records

“Soul Power ‘74”
Written by James Brown
Performed by Maceo & The Macks
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises

“Me & Rico”
Written and Performed by Reuben Butchart
Courtesy of Aperture Music

“Fun Of The Fair”
Written and Performed by Annabel Dudley
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music

“Fly Away Pt. 1”
Written by Deon Williams
Performed by Andre Foxx
Courtesy of ABD Affiliated Entertainment

Performance of “Mom in the Moon”
Used by Permission of Storycatchers Theatre

“Don’t Give Up On Me”
Written by Dan Penn, Carson Whitsett and Bucky Lindsey
Performed by Solomon Burke
Courtesy of Anti Records

INCIDENTAL MUSIC
 
“May Allah Bless You” / “Happy Birthday To You”
Written by Patty Hill and Mildred J. Hill

“Sara Smile”
Written by Daryl Hall and John Oates
Performed by Hall & Oates

“Fire And Rain”
Written by James Taylor

“Piece Of Me”
Written by Klas Frans Ahlund, Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg
Performed by Britney Spears

“Pachelbel’s Cannon”
Written by Johann Pachelbel

“Sailing, Sailing, Over The Bounding Main”
Written by Godfrey Marks

“Sound Off! (The Duckworth Chant)”
Written by Willie Lee Duckworth and Bernard Lentz

ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE AND STILLS
ABCNEWS VideoSource
Associated Press
Eddie Bocanegra
The Chicago Sun-Times
The Chicago Tribune / Brian Cassella
Paul D’Amato
Tio Hardiman
Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Illinois Department of Corrections
Rob “808” Jackson
Khan Lamb
Marin Corp Productions
Ameena Matthews
Musee d’Unterlinden / Giraudon/ The Bridgeman Art Library
Gary Slutkin, MD
Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images
Ricardo “Cobe” Williams

ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE AND STILLS
CNN
Miniatur aus der Toggenburg-Bibel
NBC Universal
Need to Know, PBS
WFLD TV
WGN TV
WLS TV

AND TO OUR FAMILIES 
Judy Roth
Dylan James
Corin James
Jackson James
Maria Woltjen
Mattie Kotlowitz
Lucas Kotlowitz
Ines Lagos
Jennifer Brandel

© 2011 Kartemquin Films

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John MacGibbon

POST PRODUCTION EDITORS
Michael H. Amundson
Jim Ferguson
Mark Dugas

ASSISTANT  EDITOR
Eric P. Gulliver

POST PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
Megan McGough

SERIES MUSIC
Mason Daring
Martin Brody

SENIOR PUBLICIST
Diane Buxton

ONLINE ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
Nathan Tobey

SECRETARY
Christopher Kelleher

EDITORIAL SECRETARY
Katie Lannigan

CONTENT MANAGER
Lisa Palone

LEGAL
Eric Brass
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Scott Kardel

CONTRACTS MANAGER
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UNIT MANAGER
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BUSINESS MANAGER
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ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS FOR DIGITAL
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Azmat Khan

PODCAST PRODUCER/REPORTER
Arun Rath

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIST
Bill Rockwood

SENIOR DIGITAL PRODUCER
Sarah Moughty

WEBSITE DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
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DIRECTOR OF NEW MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY
Sam Bailey

DEPUTY STORY EDITOR
Carla Borras

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Robin Parmelee

SENIOR EDITORIAL CONSULTANT
Louis Wiley Jr.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SPECIAL PROJECTS
Michael Sullivan

DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA/SENIOR EDITOR
Andrew Golis

MANAGING EDITOR
Philip Bennett

SERIES MANAGER
Jim Bracciale

SERIES SENIOR PRODUCER
Raney Aronson-Rath

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