Indianapolis crime to be focus of national film
It’s a harsh reality. But it is the reality for many Hoosiers. The violent crime rate in Indianapolis, Indiana is growing at an exponential rate parallel only to the crime statistics of the late 1990’s. National filmmakers 360 Cinema attempt to explore that reality and offer tangible solutions to the problem through a new documentary.
The film titled, Naptown,The Coldest Winter is comprised of a multifarious perspective on the issue of crime in Indianapolis. It features candid interviews from the voices and faces directly involved including Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, Police Chief Rick Hite, actor and Indy native Mike Epps, religious leaders as well as the victims of these crimes and the criminals behind them.
The free screening will take place at The Central Library (Clowes Auditorium), 40 East St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, Indiana onWednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6pm.
City officials as well as community leaders have also been invited to take part in a short question and answer session immediately following the screening. The event will be hosted by television journalist and news anchor Andrea Morehead.
*Although the content and language in the film may be difficult for younger audience members, the filmmakers feel it gives an imperative and truthful narration of the reality of street life in Indianapolis.
View The Coldest Winter’s Movie Trailer- https://vimeo.com/93970766
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