Film and Discussion Series

Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence

St John's Episcopal Church 6701 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD, United States

David Barnhart – Director/Producer of Trigger will moderate a Q&A Discussion Partially filmed in Washington, DC, “Trigger” frames gun violence as a public health epidemic by taking an in-depth look at how one shooting impacts individuals, families and communities. In the documentary, all those scarred by gun violence eventually arrived at the same question: “Why […]

Five Awake

St. Mark's Episcopal Church 301 A Street SE, Washington, DC, DC, United States

"Go out there and push for things you believe in regarding policy, because at the end of the day one person can ignite change" -  Louisiana State Representative Helena Moreno Five Louisiana women -- outraged over husbands shooting their wives -- set out to strengthen domestic violence laws, including a controversial proposal to restrict the […]

Living For 32

2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA 2709 Hunter Mill Road, Oakton, VA, United States

Living for 32 is the documentary film about Colin Goddard, a college student who was shot 4 times during the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre– and survived. Colin’s passion and optimism have commanded the attention of the American public and media ever since that horrific day which left 32 dead. After recovering and graduating from Tech, […]

“American Trauma” & ”Speaking is Difficult”

St. Columba's Episcopal Church 4201 Albemarle St NW, Washington, DC, United Kingdom

“American Trauma: How the NRA Sparked a Medical Revolution” Esteemed trauma surgeons explain how the severity—and, frequently, fatality—of gunshot-related injuries has galvanized the medical community to take action against gun violence. “Speaking is Difficult” A scene of tragedy unfolds, accompanied by fear, chaos and disbelief. As Speaking is Difficult rewinds into the past, retracing our […]

Awaken: A Tale of Inner-City Violence, Crime and its Impact

Westmoreland United Church of Christ 1 Westmoreland Cir NW, Bethesda, MD, MD, United States

“When it comes to gun violence, you can’t run from it, and you can’t escape it.” “Because everywhere you go, you’re going to see it, and that’s just from any standpoint…Multiple people – anywhere you go – it comes out of fear…Anything you see in that film is straight fact. For 17 years of my […]