"Meet the Filmmakers" - LIVE online session
Tuesday, June 23, 5:30 pm EST
Natalie Gologorsky SRFF Team & member of the film selection group
Charlie Allenson Concert Across America to End Gun Violence
Clai Lasher-Sommers Executive Director of States United to Prevent Gun Violence
The films in this program stream online for 48 hours from June 22, 5:00 PM to June 24, 5:00 PM
Short Film Block 2
Gun Culture USA
Gun Show | Richard Chisholm | USA | 30' | 2018
After assembling mock assault rifles out of everyday found objects, sculptor David Hess goes on the road to explore America's obsession with guns.
Getting Shot...The real deal!| Carl Clay | USA | 11' | 2019
A trauma room nurse explains the difference between the TV version of being shot and the real life trauma of gun wounds.
Unsafe | Adria Dawn, David Tarleton | USA | 08:51' | 2019
A young filmmaker searches for answers in the aftermath of a school shooting. The film is intended to foster social awareness and change.
Active Voices: Gun Reform Activism in Rochester, NY | USA |Jeremy Sarachan | 14:44' | 2019
Individuals driven to political activism, focusing on calls for gun reform that arose after the High School shooting in Parkland, Florida in 2018.
Microplastic Madness | New York Premiere
Atsuko Quirk, Debby Lee Cohen | USA | 2019 | 76'
As an inspirational and optimistic take on the local and global plastic pollution crisis, fifth-graders from PS 15 in Red Hook, Brooklyn - a community on the frontline of Climate Change that was severely impacted by Superstorm Sandy. With stop-motion animation, heartfelt kid commentary, and interviews of experts and renowned scientists who are engaged in the most cutting edge research on the harmful effects of microplastics, this alarming, yet charming narrative, conveys an urgent message.