Gangsta images are prevalent in our mass media. The fashion, demeanor, slang, and hand gestures are supposed to be the utmost in cool. Making of a Gangsta takes aim at this growing problem in North America. GANGS. This feature documentary not only focuses on violence, drugs, turfs and colors but the transformation of a typical good-natured child into a hard-core gang member. The film explores beyond stereotypes, colors and tattoos. Making of a Gangsta challenges viewers to see beyond the polarization and judgment that has plagued the gangster and instead embrace hope and purpose by seeing human qualities and potential in these lost individuals.
The feature-length documentary showcases the radical change was not an overnight occurrence but a slow mental germination that slowly emerged while ushering gangster features, qualities, mannerisms and characteristics.