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Gun violence takes center stage at Sundance with premiere of “Newtown”

Gun violence was the focus of several documentaries at the Sundance Film Festival this year, most notably Newtown, which premiered at the festival on Jan. 24. The film, directed by Kim A. Snyder, revisits the residents of Newtown, Conn., in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre that left 20 children and six teachers dead. Newtown is a gripping exploration into a community’s profound grief and what happens after it becomes the center of a national debate around gun violence.

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FilmAid – The Power of Film

In 1999, as the war in Kosovo was raging, independent producer Caroline Baron tuned into a radio story covering the crisis. Read more

Impact

How To Engage Readers: 3 Sites Doing It Right

Media

The E-Team

This documentary follows the Emergencies Team — or E-Team — the boots on the ground division of a respected, international human rights group. Read more

Impact

You Can’t A/B Test Your Response to Syria

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