Director Steve James' (Hoop Dreams, Stevie) remarkable new documentary The Interrupters, about the efforts by volunteers of the non-violence organization Cease Fire, to combat street violence in Chicago, will be shown in New York and Chicago starting in late July and August.

In New York, the film will have an one-week engagement at the Maysles Cinema Aug. 5-11 as part of a Steve James series, starting on July 28th, with a screening of No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson, followed by a Q&A with James.

For more information go HERE .

The film will also open at the IFC Center starting on July 29th.

In Chicago, The Interrupters starts an exclusive two-week engagement at the Gene Siskel Film Center, starting on Friday August 12th, and continuing until August 25.

For more info go HERE