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G-DOG is about second chances - about a charismatic visionary who launched the largest, most successful gang intervention and rehab program in the US, now an international model, Homeboy Industries. G-DOG tells the entertaining, hilarious and unlikely story of how a white Jesuit priest became an expert in gang lives. His name is Father Greg Boyle (G-Dog to his homies) and he works by a powerful idea: "Nothing stops a bullet like a job." G-Dog's unstoppable compassion has transformed the lives of thousands of Latino, Asian, and African American gang members. His Homeboy Industries… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"G-Dog belongs to a long line of feel-good documentaries that win audience awards at film festivals and make you feel like a jerk for not liking them."
‑ Michael Nordine, Village Voice
"Inspiring docu about gang intervention program in LA."
‑ Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media
"Doc offers an inspiring case study in acceptance-centric rehab model."
‑ John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter
"Freida Mock's doc about Father Boyle and Homeboy Industries is a strong, vibrant, resolute film that captures the essence of the miracles happening in downtown L.A."
‑ Kirk Honeycutt, honeycuttshollywood.com
"You don't have to believe in God to believe that Father Greg Boyle is doing God's work."
‑ Christopher Long, Movie Metropolis
"What Homeboy Industries means to these men and women -- usually young, often felons -- is the focal point of Freida Lee Mock's inspiring documentary."
‑ John Esther, UR Chicago Magazine
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