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We Are Witnesses: Chicago (City Bureau)

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.
10.10.2019 6:00 p.m.
Build Coffee
6100 S Blackstone Ave Chicago, IL 60637

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 Charles Preston of Injustice Watch.

The panelists include:

Channyn Lynne Parker, advocate in Cook County jail

Bill Dorsh, retired CPD officer who testified against wrongful convictions

Risa Lanier, chief of criminal prosecution for the office of Kim Foxx

Maggie Bowman, Director of We Are Witnesses

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.