Exit King Blvd.

Produced in the months following the L.A. riots, this documentary takes a look at the aftermath, focusing in particular on how it affected the lives of business owners whose businesses were destroyed by the fires and looting, but also including a number of segments with other members of the community including an ex-gang member expressing the underlying problems that caused the riots, a woman from El Salvador who lost her home when the fire spread across an alleyway, police officers attending the funeral of a black community leader and evangelist, a follower of Malcolm X’s Muslim teachings, etc. The segments provide a wide range of opinions and ideas about the riots and the state of Los Angele’s race relations before, during, and after the events. Continue reading