Inside ‘Us Kids’ Documentary: Why Parkland Survivors Want to Remind the World They’re Still Kids

Inside ‘Us Kids’ Documentary: Why Parkland Survivors Want to Remind the World They’re Still Kids After a 2018 mass shooting at a South Florida high school left 17 people dead and 17 more injured, Parkland students Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg and Jackie Corin found themselves at the forefront of a ...

‘Us Kids’: Film Review

The nonstop drama of the Trump White House has succeeded, among other things, in largely pushing gun control from the forefront of the news cycle — no doubt to the relief of the NRA and its allies, ...

Sundance Doc ‘Us Kids’ Chronicles Parkland’s Impact on Young Activists Fighting Gun Violence

Sundance Doc ‘Us Kids’ Chronicles Parkland’s Impact on Young Activists Fighting Gun Violence Documentarian Kim A. Snyder had been down this road before, talking to grieving parents and families about children felled by gun violence, three years ago with 2016’s shocking “Newtown.” “I thought, ...

The Kids Are All Right: Sundance Docs Showcase Inspiring Young People

At this year’s Sundance Film Festival four documentaries spotlight adolescents who inspire change while also holding a mirror up to a society that provoked their pain and path to resistance. In Kim ...

Aurora Shooting Victims’ Families Voice Concerns About Warner Bros’ Upcoming ‘Joker’

Family members of victims of the 2012 mass shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, have sent a letter to Warner Bros. ahead of the release of next month’s R-rated “Joker” movie asking for a ...

‘Last Men in Aleppo,’ ‘Newtown’ Among Peabody Documentary Winners

‘Last Men in Aleppo,’ ‘Newtown’ Among Peabody Documentary Winners The Peabody Awards board of jurors announced Monday the nine documentary winners selected for the annual Peabody 30. The documentaries being honored include stories that tackle current global issues ...

“Insecure,” “Handmaid’s Tale,” and More Nominated for Peabody Awards

“Insecure” This is cause for a celebration: nominations for the 77th annual Peabody Awards have been announced and a wide range of projects by and about women are being recognized. Female-driven ...

77th Peabody Awards Nominees: ‘Legion,’ ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘S-Town,’ and More

77th Peabody Awards Nominees: ‘Legion,’ ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,’ ‘S-Town,’ and More The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors have selected 60 nominees for the organization’s 77th annual awards, including “Legion,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Last Men in Aleppo,” and “S-Town.” They were ...

Joe Biden Grieves with Families of 'God Awful Massacre' at Sandy Hook: 'They Relive The Moment Like It's Yesterday'

Joe Biden Grieves with Families of 'God Awful Massacre' at Sandy Hook: 'They Relive The Moment Like It's Yesterday' It’s a “lousy club,” Joe Biden said Tuesday in New York as he joined some of the 26 shattered Sandy Hook Elementary families to mark the five years that have passed since the mass shooting at that ...

Return to Newtown: How the Sandy Hook Victims Live on in the Hearts and Work of Their Families

They should be tweens now, discovering algebra, middle school dances and the truth about Santa Claus. But the 20 first graders of Sandy Hook Elementary School who — along with six of their school’s ...

Sheryl Crow Debuts New Song for Five-Year Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Tragedy

Sheryl Crow Debuts New Song for Five-Year Anniversary of the Sandy Hook Tragedy Sheryl Crow thought something was going to change after 26 children and staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School lost their lives nearly five years ago in Newtown, Connecticut. Two months ago, ...

Prevent Tomorrow’s School Shooting: PSA Sends Powerful Message Five Years After Sandy Hook Shooting

Prevent Tomorrow’s School Shooting: PSA Sends Powerful Message Five Years After Sandy Hook Shooting A new public service announcement about preventing school shootings highlights the importance of recognizing and speaking out about warning signs. The PSA is the work of Sandy Hook Promise — an ...

Mother of Sandy Hook Victim Dylan Hockley Asks NBC to Pull Interview with Hoaxer Alex Jones: 'Don't Make This About Him'

The mother of a victim from the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has asked NBC to pull Megyn Kelly‘s controversial interview with Alex Jones because he denies that the massacre – which ...

Megyn Kelly Calls Alex Jones' Sandy Hook Denial 'Revolting' — but Says Show Will Go On

Megyn Kelly has responded to the backlash of her controversial interview with Alex Jones — and the news that she will no longer be hosting the Sandy Hook Promise Champions Gala on Wednesday. “I ...

New to Streaming: ‘Toni Erdmann,’ ‘La La Land,’ ‘The Handmaiden,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit ...

Newtown Web Series Asks: How to Have a Civil, Productive Discourse on Gun Violence?

Newtown Web Series Asks: How to Have a Civil, Productive Discourse on Gun Violence? Ronny Ahmed will never forget the moment in 2014 when a gunman emerged suddenly and shot him while he was studying for finals at Florida State University. “First bullet went through, hit my spine at ...

Weekly Update for March 31: Women Centric, Directed, and Written Films Playing Near You

Films About Women Opening This Week“The Zookeeper’s Wife” The Zookeeper’s Wife — Directed by Niki Caro; Written by Angela Workman The real-life story of one working wife and mother who became a hero ...

How a Pulse Shooting Survivor and a Newtown Trauma Surgeon Are Facing Gun Violence

How a Pulse Shooting Survivor and a Newtown Trauma Surgeon Are Facing Gun Violence The bullet that is still lodged in Javier Nava’s body is a constant reminder of the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting, in Orlando, Florida, that stole the lives of four of his friends and killed 45 ...

Newtown Webseries Celebrates ‘Ripple Effect’ of Gun Violence Prevention Efforts

Newtown Webseries Celebrates ‘Ripple Effect’ of Gun Violence Prevention Efforts Six weeks after the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012 killed 26 people, including 20 first-graders, in Newtown, Connecticut, filmmaker Kim A. Snyder traveled to the shattered town. She spent the next three ...

Newtown Documentary Screens This Weekend at Webster University

Newtown screens Friday February 24th through Sunday February 26th at Webster University’s Moore Auditorium (470 East Lockwood). The movie starts at 7:30 all three evenings. Twenty months after the ...

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