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Newtown – Indie Lens Pop-up

March 16, 2017 in Huntsville , AL




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Newtown uses deeply personal testimonies to tell the story of the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history. Through poignant interviews with parents, siblings, teachers, doctors, and first responders, Newtown documents a traumatized community still reeling from the senseless killing, fractured by grief but driven toward a sense of purpose. Indie Lens Pop-Up documentary films are screened in Studio 251 (aka “The Film Co-op”) Screening is approx. 1 hour with an audience discussion to follow film. The Alabama Filmmakers Co-op is a local Producing Partner of Indie Lens Pop-up Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics, to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation.