After Parkland: Documentaries as Difference Makers | Denver Film Society

After Parkland: Documentaries as Difference Makers

Creative Conversation

60 min

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It began with Columbine—but, tragically, it didn’t end there. We’re talking about school shootings. Built around the DFF42 documentary After Parkland, this panel will pose a difficult question: Can films that deal with school shootings really make a difference? We’ll focus less on issues of gun control (although they’re unavoidable) than on the ways in which documentaries can have real-world impact, spurring change in awareness, behavior, and even legislation. Joining moderator Robert Denerstein will be After Parkland directors Jake Lefferman and Emily Taguchi, student activists, and others.

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Filmed in the aftermath of the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, this documentary intimately chronicles the plight of grieving students and parents as they strive to come to grips with the unthinkable tragedy and search for ways to make sense of the senseless.

USA 2019 92 Min
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