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Baltimore Rising


In the wake of Freddie Gray’s death in police custody, peaceful protests and destructive riots erupted as the city awaited the fate of six police officers involved in the incident. Baltimore Rising is a documentary that follows activists, police officers, community leaders and gang affiliates as they struggle to hold Baltimore together.

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From Steve Greene at IndieWire:

The film acknowledges its subjects as people, rather than simply a stand-in for the movements they are a part of. … The value of the film lies in showing that the efforts are being made to promote a common understanding. Full Review

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