EMPz 4 Life
EMPz 4 Life (2006)

EMPz is the nickname the residents of a Toronto suburb have given to their neighborhood, a community largely populated by low-income African-Canadians who struggle against the crime and violence that has become commonplace in their town.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 9, 2006
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Globe and Mail

Allan King and trusted collaborators reveal the lock-down world of four black Toronto teens on the cusp of losing a school year, and the adults... who help them stay on track.

Eddie Cockrell

This pic finds 76-year-old King continuing at the top of his game.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the majority of these teens remain unsympathetic and flat-out disagreeable...

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John Ballantine
I believe this was Allan King's final documentary and it is a fitting end to a stellar career. Growing up in Scarborough, you can't help but be aware… More