raised up

Raised Up West Side

Directed by Brett A. Schwartz
U.S. | 2022 | Documentary
87 minutes | English

Chicago's West Side epitomizes the violent, struggling city seen daily in the media. "Raised Up West Side" peels back the layers, exposing the deep-seated segregation, food insecurity, and mass incarceration that continue to shape predominantly Black neighborhoods. The film illustrates the fierce tenacity required to change the narrative  and change lives.