Lessons from a school shooting

FROM THE DIRECTOR and producers OF NEWTOWN

 

Winner on Tribeca Film Festival 2018    Winner on Athens Short Film Festival 2018    Winner on Sheffiled Doc Fest 2018

ABOUT THE FILM

Following the Peabody Award-winning Newtown documentary, Lessons from a School Shooting:Notes from Dunblane depicts Father Bob Weiss, who in the days following the Sandy Hook Massacre that took the lives of 20 children and 6 of their educators on December 14, 2012, was tasked with the burial of 8 of those children. In the throes of profound PTSD, he receives a letter from Father Basil O’Sullivan in Dunblane, Scotland wherein 1996, 16 school children were gunned down at the hands of an unhinged lone gunman. In the ensuing months, the two priests forge a bond across the Atlantic through a series of letters sharing experiences of trauma and recovery. Father Basil recalls his own town’s efforts to launch the “Snowdrop” campaign that brought about radical gun policy reform in the UK, whereas the US has had no federal reform to date. There have been over 1600 mass shootings since December 2012 in the US. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Father Basil journeys across the Atlantic to bring solace to Father Bob and the community of Newtown.

UPCOMING SCREENINGS

september

21sep6:00 pm- 8:00 pmGlobal Peace Film Festival: Orlando FL1000 Holt Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

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