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Colors Straight Up (1997)

Colors Straight Up (1997)

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Vibrantly engrossing and powerful Academy Award nominee COLORS STRAIGHT UP offers a wholly inspiring and penetrating look at the lives of inner-city children who are beating the odds through music acting and dancing. An in-depth document of the lives of teenagers from South Central Los Angelese the film follows these kids as they struggle to stay off their biolent streets and find a better life. Despite the hard and destructive influences which surround them these teens rediscover their talents and self dignity through Colors United a performing arts group for inner city kids. On this safe stage Latino and black kids put down their guns and pick up Shakespeare plays while finding a second family to provide support and encouragement as they strive to seize more from life. This uplifting and emotional documentary follows this spirited collective throughout a year of obstacles and successes laughs and tears dances and funerals providing unusually intimate depth into their personal and emotional struggles. Affectionately directed by acclaimed filmmaker Michele Ohayon (It Was a Wonderful Life) COLORS STRAIGHT UP offers powerful insight into the thoughts and feelings of at-risk children everywhere and inspires others to follow in their footsteps. DVD Features: Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.

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    Title: Colors Straight Up (1997)
    Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
    Starring: Phil Simms, Queenie Cynthia Turner, Stanley Elam, Oscar Sierra, Michael Ford, Norma Perez, Latoya Howlett
    Directors: Michele Ohayon, Mich le Ohayon
    Release Date: 6/28/2005
    Original Year: 1997
    Product Type: DVD
    Region: 0
    Rated: UNR
    Catalog #: 9711
    UPC: 767685971130
    Item #: NVG097113
    This product is a special order

    Technical Information

    Street Date: 6/28/2005
    Closed Caption: No
    Run Time: 90 minutes
    Studio: New Video Group