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Run Time: 94
Down For Life
Directed by Alan Jacobs
Starring Snoop Dogg, Danny Glover, Laz Alonso, Kate Del Castillo, Elizabeth Peña, Nicholas Gonzalez, Lil Rob, Jessica Romero
A 15-year-old Latina gang leader discovers that leaving her gang is more difficult than joining. Based on a New York Times account of actual events.