The Maysles Cinema Presents FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM

The Maysles Cinema Presents "Freeway: Crack in the System"

Thursday, March 26, 7:30pm - Wednesday, April 1, 7:30pm

Q&A with Director Marc Levin in person and Freeway Rick Ross via Skype following the screenings Thursday, March 26th, which is sponsored by Jineea Butler and the Hip Hop Union. 

Q&A with Director Marc Levin following the screening Friday, March 27th.



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FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM tells the story of broken dreams, drug dealers, dirty cops, and government complicity—more compelling than fiction, it's the real story behind America's longest war. This documentary by award-winning filmmaker Marc Levin (SLAM, Mr. Untouchable, Brick City) exposes how the infiltration of crack cocaine destroyed inner-city neighborhoods across the country.  At the center…

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Saturday November 2nd, 7:30pm
***Q&A with directors Mark Benjamin and Marc Levin***
Part of the Maysles Cinema Election Night Countdown 

Maysles Cinema
343 Malcolm X Blvd.
New York, NY 10027

Click here for tickets! Join the event on Facebook!

The personal and political collide…

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