After Parkland (DVD)
Directed by Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman
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In the days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018 that killed 17 people and launched a nationwide student movement, filmmakers Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman embedded with students and families whose lives were forever transformed. They include senior David Hogg, who recorded his class during the attack and became the face of the Never Again movement; freshman Brooke Harrison, who was in the first classroom under attack; Sam Zeif, a senior who was locked down in the same building, texting with his little brother and unsure if they would ever see each other again; Andrew Pollack, the father of 18-year-old Meadow, who was killed after being shot nine times; and the loved ones of 17-year-old Joaquin Oliver, including his parents Manuel and Patricia, girlfriend Victoria Gonzalez, and best friend Dillon McCooty. The filmmakers developed trusting relationships with these students and families, who opened their doors during some of the most difficult moments of their lives, and followed their private journeys as they rose to challenge the nation to end gun violence. Weaving together candid, in-depth interviews, vérité footage, and personal videos, the film chronicles moments both intimate and defining – from the quiet hours of grief and reflection, to those of political awakening, and onto milestones on the public stage – creating a moving portrait of one community's crusade to turn tragedy into progress.
After Parkland screened in over 100 theaters across the U.S. on February 12 as part of a nationwide Day of Conversation to commemorate the second anniversary of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. To continue this spirit of conversation when watching the film, download our Home Viewing Kit.
DVD Extras Include:
“Show[s] the reverberations of violence long after most cameras left.”
“A sensitive, stirring approach. What we’re all supposed to do about what never should have happened.”
“A film that couldn’t be more urgent.”
“Astutely constructed, sensitive.”
"Vital. Moving and memorable."
Official Selection – Tribeca Film Festival
Best Documentary – Key West Film Festival
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