Lessons from a School Shooting: Notes from Dunblane Directed
Kim A. Snyder USA, Scotland / 2018 / 22 minutes
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Lessons from a School Shooting: Notes from Dunblane
Following the Sandy Hook Massacre, a priest from Dunblane, Scotland reaches out to Father Bob offering support 16 years after a school shooting in his own town. The men bond over personal trauma and responsibilities ...In the aftermath the UK reformed its gun laws; the US responded with inaction.
Kim A. Snyderís previous film was the Peabody award-winning documentary Newtown, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, and was named in Newsweek and Huffington Post among the top films of 2016. Newtown screened at premiere festivals worldwide and was theatrically released followed by a national broadcast on PBSís Independent Lens as the most widely watched documentary of the past decade. Her most recent film Lessons from a School Shooting premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and was awarded Best Documentary Short. Snyderís also directed, Welcome to Shelbyville, that was nationally broadcast on PBSís Independent Lens in 2011. In 2007, Kim co-founded the BeCause Foundation to direct and produce a series of socially conscious short documentaries which have won numerous awards with campaigns furthering the work of the social innovators they highlight. Kimís award-winning directorial debut feature documentary, I Remember Me was theatrically distributed by Zeitgeist Films. In 1994, she associate-produced the Academy Award-winning short film Trevor.
Executive Producer(s): Regina K. Scully, Jamie Wolf, Mara Sandler, Nick Stuart, Carolanne Dolan, Geralyn Dreyfous, Kim Brizzolara
Producer(s): Kim A. Snyder, Maria Cuomo Cole, Olivia Klaus (Co-Producer), Cynthia Kane (Co-Producer)
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