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Colors Straight Up

1997 Rated UR 1hr 33m

Directed by Michèle Ohayon, this Oscar-nominated documentary offers searing testimony from teens who have given up probable gang life for a chance at a real life. To this end, they've joined the nationally acclaimed after-school performing arts group Colors United. On this safe stage, kids of all races put down their guns and pick up Shakespeare, finding an alternative to gang culture as they strive to seize more from life.

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Movie Details

1998 Academy Award®
  • Best Documentary Feature nominee
Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.