check it gang – American Film Institute

The AFI DOCS Interview: CHECK IT Directors Dana Flor & Toby Oppenheimer

In the heart of the nation’s capital, the Check It is a street gang comprised of gay and transgender teens who support each other in the face of outside bullying, attacks and discrimination. The group struggles with an existence underscored by violence, poverty and prostitution, but when a young mentor comes into their lives, he…
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