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Colors Straight Up

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This documentary offers an inside look at Colors United, a performing-arts workshop set up as an after-school activity for at-risk teens at Jordan High School in the tough Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts. As the students rehearse a musical theater piece (a musical update of {#Romeo and Juliet} called {~Watts Side Story}), we learn more about the African-American and Latino teenagers involved in the project, as they struggle against the temptations of guns, drugs, and violence and use Colors United as a safe haven and a means of expressing their thoughts, fears, and aspirations. {#Colors Straight Up} received an Academy Award nomination in 1997 for Best Documentary Feature. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

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Starring: Phil Simms as

Directed By: Director: Michèle Ohayon
Producer: Julia Schachter
Producer: Michèle Ohayon
Cinematographer: Theo Van de Sande
Composer (Music Score): Mino Cinelu
Composer (Music Score): Jazzhole
Composer (Music Score): John Barnes
Composer (Music Score): Robert Jerald
Composer (Music Score): Joseph Julian Gonzalez
Editor: Edgar Burcksen
Associate Producer: Emma Pullen
Associate Producer: Pam Brown
Sound/Sound Designer: Michael Reilly

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 1

Studio: Echo Productions

Release Date: 05 Jun 1997

Run Time: 94

Boxed-Product Weight: -

Quick Code: QCMV17766645

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