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Notes from Dunblane: Lesson from a School Shooting (2018)

In the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that took the lives of 20 first graders and their teachers, local clergymen Father Bob Weiss receives a letter from a fellow ... See full summary »

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In the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that took the lives of 20 first graders and their teachers, local clergymen Father Bob Weiss receives a letter from a fellow priest in Dunblane, Scotland, whose community suffered an eerily similar fate in 1996. From across the Atlantic, the two priests forge a poignant bond through the shared experience of trauma and healing.

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Lessons (not) learned
20 March 2019 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

A very brief and short documentary that could have put some light on the gun debate/reform many (if not all) Americans wish for. In light of the recent tragedy in New Zealand (a mass shooting that was born out of hate against a religion different than the one the shooter believes in), the people in power there will not build a wall, but rather get strong gun laws.

Now this obviously could not included this, but not just I realized the missed potential in the documentary. It's a short, but you could do more than show how politicians reacted or what they said after the mass shootings. And while I highly doubt that America will get the gun restrictions they desperately need, at least in my lifetime, the documentary still could have put a spot light on that. As it is and because it is just over 20 minutes, it is ok - which you can take either way I guess. Thoughts and prayers to the survivors and those affected - but those alone will not help the inevitable next tragedy from happening


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