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Crips and Bloods: Made in America by Stacy Peralta


From the director behind Dogtown and Z-Boys, Stacey Peralta’s career has spanned many different disciplines from his involvement in the skate world to his work on the back-end with his own skate companies, recent times has seen his directorial talents surface. In his latest documentary, the infamous South Los Angeles rivalry between the Crips and Bloods goes under the microscope. Outlining the beginnings of the feud to its inner workings, former and current gang members unlike are subject to interview alongside experts, writers and activists against this deadly war. The movie features the help of NBA star Baron Davis and Stephen Luczo in production with Forest Whitaker as the narrator. The trailer and more information can be seen at

Crips and Bloods: Made in America – New York
January 23-29, 2008
IFC Center
323 Sixth Ave
New York, NY 10014
p: 212-924-7771

Crips and Bloods: Made in America – Los Angeles
February 6-12, 2009
Laemmle’s Sunset 5
8000 Sunset Blvd W. Hollywood
CA 90046

Photography: Tanya Sakolsky, Bryan Wiley

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