HOT DOCS

In new documentary Check It, black LGBT youth form a gang to protect themselves

Check It, a new documentary whose international premiere took place at Toronto’s Hot Docs festival on Sunday, follows four members of the only documented African American gang in the United States made up of gay and trans individuals.

D.C. youths' story is gripping, but film is short on social context

Tray, one of the young gang members profiled in the documentary Check It. (Hot Docs)

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