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We Are Witnesses: Chicago (Chicago Beyond)

A screening and discussion of our 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.
10.08.2019 6:30 p.m.
Chicago Beyond Offices
811 W Fulton Market Chicago, IL 60607

A screening and discussion of We Are Witnesses: Chicago, the latest installment of The Marshall Project’s Emmy-nominated film series We Are Witnesses. A selection of films from the new installment will be shown, followed by a panel discussion with the Witnesses moderated by Carroll Bogert, President of The Marshall Project.

The panelists include:

Julie Anderson, son imprisoned for a murder committed at age 15

Kenneth Strong, justice-involved youth

Celia Colon, imprisoned at young age

Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, Leader in Residence at Chicago Beyond, Former Warden of Cook County Jail, clinical psychologist

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.