Crazy to see the poverty, violence, and sadness that mares the streets of Philadelphia, our own backyard.
British documentary film maker Louis Theroux has a unique style. Like no other he manages to strike the balance between getting involved with and close to his topics and making sure he keeps enough distance to guarantee his neutrality and independence. His open approach, integrity and diplomacy win people over, even those living in some of the world’s most closed communities. Theroux’s work method has resulted in quite a few memorable scenes and movies. In his own words and with the aid of video fragments he will shed a light on his style, technique and vision.
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux signs up for his most dangerous assignment – patrolling the crime-ridden streets of Philadelphia (nicknamed Killadelphia) with the local law enforcement. Rights reserved to the BBC.