Colors Straight Up

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Colors Straight Up
Colors Straight Up FilmPoster.jpeg
DVD cover
Directed byMichèle Ohayon
Written byMichèle Ohayon
CinematographyJacek Laskus
Theo van de Sande
Edited byEdgar Burcksen
Echo Pictures
Distributed byFilmakers Library
Release date
  • 1997 (1997)
CountryUnited States

Colors Straight Up is a 1997 American documentary film directed by Michèle Ohayon about the non-profit organization Colors United, which teaches drama to inner city youth. The film depicts the creation of a musical called Watts Side Story. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[1]


  1. ^ "NY Times: Colors Straight Up". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2011. Archived from the original on May 21, 2011. Retrieved November 21, 2008.

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