The Interrupters: Documentary

By: Armando Moya


The Interrupters tells the moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once handled.

Purpose of Film

The purpose of the film was to stop the violence that is happening in Chicago. The film also proved that people could change resulting in a better life. The film further showed youth's a better way to resolve conflicts.


The documentary did achieve it's purpose on showing both sides of people who understood that violence is never the answer.


In conclusion the film made it clear that violence is still a huge problem to the youth of Chicago. The film did a good job on showing different people prospective by explaining that the use of violence will never get you nowhere and is never the answer. The impact that it gave me as a viewer was that no matter what people do, people could change to make their life better and never make the same mistakes. Overall, I really did like the film by it showing the different sides of what people did wrong and fixing their problems by not using violence. The film could change a lot of people on not using violence to solve their problems.