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FILM 421 Paper 1 Elliot Min September 11, 2018 Class Professor: Stephen Parmelee Film: Gang Tapes (2001) Directed and co-written by Aaron Ripp, Gang Tapes (2001) is a found-footage film depicting the criminal exploits of a Black street gang down in South Central Los Angeles from the inside out. The film opens with a White family visiting Los Angeles on a vacation. They are visiting the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Chinese Theatre while filming their vacation with a home video camera. They presumably get lost in South Central Lo