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We All We Got

The poetic language of the streets

We All We Got

US | Short Documentary | 9 mins

This short documentary captures the poetic language of the streets: police helicopters flying over the city, music popping out of cars, ambulances on the run, and preachers hollering for the violence to stop after another young man is senselessly gunned down in the streets of Chicago. In the context of the Black Lives Matter movement, and the country’s recent focus on youth violence, of black and brown youth, police brutality, poverty and marginalized communities, We All We Got is an elegy of urban America.

We All We Got

Directed by

Carlos Javier Ortiz


Tribeca Film Festival 2016

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