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Title:
Chi-Raq
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, c2015
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.

Widescreen.

The q in the title appears as a diamond with a peace symbol in it.

Bonus features: "The making of Chi-raq" featurette; Deleted scenes; Extended scenes; "We gotta do better" music video by Kevon Carter.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content including dialogue, nudity, language, some violence and drug use.
Summary:
Chi-Raq is a modern day adaptation of the ancient Greek play 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the on-going violence in Chicago's South Side creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex and violence in America and around the world.
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Chi-Raq is a modern-day adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes. After the murder of a child by a stray bullet, a group of women led by Lysistrata organize against the ongoing violence in Chicago's Southside, creating a movement that challenges the nature of race, sex, and violence in America and around the world.