Center for American Progress

: Reel Progress: CRASH in New York City
Past Event

Reel Progress: CRASH in New York City

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM EDT

May 4, 2005

Reel Progress: CRASH in New York City

A Brentwood housewife and her DA husband. A Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are also lovers. An African-American television director and his wife. A Mexican locksmith. Two car-jackers. A rookie cop. A middle-aged Korean couple…

They all live in Los Angeles. And during the next 36 hours, they will all collide…

Please join us for a provocative panel discussion and Q&A session immediately following the film featuring:
Don Cheadle, actor
Paul Haggis, director of Crash
Larenz Tate, actor

Moderated by:
Clyde Williams, Vice President, Center for American Progress

More about the film: Official Film Site

Also see:
Special Preview Screening: CRASH

• Panel Discussion: Video

Note: All video provided in Windows Media format.


Don Cheadle has a long career in television and movie work was recently nominated for “Best Actor” in Hotel Rwanda. He has also appeared in Ocean’s Twelve, and After the Sunset, and the Academy Award-winning film Traffic.

Paul Haggis has spent more than 30 years writing and directing for television and movies and was the producer for the Academy-Award winning film Million Dollar Baby.

Larenz Tate has appeared in many films including Ray and Love Come Down.

Clyde Williams is a Vice President with the Center for American Progress.