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We Are Witnesses: Chicago

An immersive short film series exploring the nature of crime, punishment and forgiveness through portraits of Chicagoans who have been touched by the criminal justice system.
09.12.2019 6:00 p.m.
Harold Washington Library
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium 400 S State Street Chicago, IL 60605

The Marshall Project presents the launch of We Are Witnesses: Chicago. A selection of films from the new series will be shown, followed by a panel discussion with the Witnesses moderated by Carroll Bogert, President of The Marshall Project.

The panelists include:

Cleopatra and Nathaniel Pendleton
Carrie Steiner
Xavier McElrath-Bey
Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia

Additional media sponsors: WBEZ, The Chicago Reader and Univision Chicago

We Are Witnesses: Chicago is produced by The Marshall Project in partnership with Kartemquin Films and Illinois Humanities. We Are Witnesses is directed by Maggie Bowman and Stacy Robinson.