Thursday, February 13th
Director: Cheryl Horner McDonough
Run time: 92 minutes
Speaker: Detective Joseph Bielevicz, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police
This timely and vital documentary follows the high-school students and families who became fierce leaders of the national movement for gun reform after the February 2018 shooting of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida.
PARKLAND RISING reaches past news headlines to reveal the personal and intimate stories of teenage students and their families working together to create meaningful change. The film unites March for Our Lives founders and activists David Hogg, Jaclyn Corin, Emma Gonzalez, grieving fathers Fred Guttenberg and Manuel Oliver and others in the immediate aftermath of a tragedy that changed the conversation about guns in America.
Source: Official film site.