Before you answer these questions please read all of the information on
these links about the film and the boys, including the review and updates
and Murder, Inc.
1. What was your experience of watching
this film? What feelings, thoughts, questions
did you have?
2. What new information
did you learn? What do you now know about your
city that you didn't before?
3. What strikes did this
boys have against them at birth?
4. What advantages did
you have at birth?
5. What do you think that Jesus
would say to us as more
priveleged suburbanites? What do you think he
would suggest as solutions to
6. Why do you think the documentary , and
the school, focused just on boys? What are the
risks they face in life if they aren't educated?
8. Why does Roger Ebert say that
what we are allowing to happen to these
boys is a kind of 'genocide"? Look up
genocide if you don't know what it
9. You live 'here' and they live
'there'. Do you feel an responsibility
to respond to these injustices?
Watching the film, and reading the
'Update' article, do you feel your heart
pulling you in any direction to help?
If so, how?