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'Wire' alum Sonja Sohn directs HBO documentary on Baltimore

'Wire' alum Sonja Sohn directs HBO documentary on Baltimore

Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray will be the subject of an HBO documentary directed by Sonja Sohn, the cable channel announced over the weekend on the Television Critics Association press tour in Los Angeles.

Titled "For the Love of Baltimore," the film will debut sometime this year, but no date is yet set, an HBO press release says.

The production "explores a city divided," according to the release. "Told through the journeys of local activists, police officers, community residents and gang affiliates, it shows a city grappling with its history of police brutality, as well as crime and decades of economic disenfranchisement, as six...

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