One of the high profile documentaries set to premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival is Steve James‘ The Interrupters. You might not recognize James by name, but he is the filmmaker responsible for the documentary classic Hoop Dreams. The movie takes a focus on the violence in Chicago, particularly a recent brutal beating of a Chicago Public School student caught on videotape. James has released an extended four and a half minute trailer in anticipation of the Sundance premiere. Watch the trailer (and see the poster) after the jump. Leave your thoughts in the comments below.
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