Flyin' Cut Sleeves

Overview

From the late 1960s into the 1970s, Rita Fecher taught in the South Bronx, a community then riddled with street gangs and violent crime. Rather than shy away from the young gangsters, Fecher got involved, introducing herself to the gang leaders and their members, ultimately documenting their lives in a series of highly candid interviews. Flyin' Cut Sleeves sees Fecher return to the community 20 years later to visit with some of her previous subjects, inviting them to revisit their experiences, and to reveal the ...
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Overview

From the late 1960s into the 1970s, Rita Fecher taught in the South Bronx, a community then riddled with street gangs and violent crime. Rather than shy away from the young gangsters, Fecher got involved, introducing herself to the gang leaders and their members, ultimately documenting their lives in a series of highly candid interviews. Flyin' Cut Sleeves sees Fecher return to the community 20 years later to visit with some of her previous subjects, inviting them to revisit their experiences, and to reveal the life choices they made in the intervening decades. ~ Carly Wray
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/20/2009
  • UPC: 760137490098
  • Original Release: 1993
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  • Source: Mvd Visual
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 48,516

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rita Recher Participant
Gabriel Torres Participant
Jose Torres Participant
Judge Bruce Wright Participant
Technical Credits
Henry Chalfant Director, Editor, Producer
Rita Fecher Director, Editor, Producer
The Ghetto Brothers Score Composer
David Chalfant Score Composer
Carl J. Weston Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Flyin' Cut Sleeves
1. Defense for the Particular Communities [4:50]
2. You Gave Us Hope [5:19]
3. The Jailhouse Lawyer [2:12]
4. China: A Division for Girls [2:25]
5. Savage Skulls [1:18]
6. Blackie's Girl [1:17]
7. I Would Never Want My Son to Be in a Gang... [:58]
8. Why They Do the Things They Do [1:38]
9. Blackie's Mother [2:51]
10. The Ghetto Brothers [2:01]
11. Something Positive [4:05]
12. We Represented Peace [:50]
13. Peace Meeting [4:08]
14. Political Activism [6:48]
15. Outstanding Members of the Community [8:17]
16. The Next Generation [3:17]
17. Very Bright Young People [4:56]
18. Credits [2:26]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Flyin' Cut Sleeves
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