IT’S JUST A GUN (15 min)
Brian Robau | USA | Nar | Boston Premiere
Imagine the lifetime of a gun…all the hands it may pass through. This is just one chapter in a story when a young boy finds a .38 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver which sets in motion a series of events that will change his life forever.
Awards: Best Narrative Film (Silver) | Students Academy Awards | Hollywood, CA | Best Student Films, Best Cinematography | Breckenridge, CO | WINNER Best Student Film | Savannah, GA | Best Student Film | Ojai, CA
CIRCLE UP (68 min)
Julie Mallozzi | USA | Doc
After the brutal slaying of her teenage son, Janet Connors reaches out to her son’s killer to offer a chance for forgiveness. They team up with a group of mothers of murdered children to help young people in their community break the chain of violence and revenge. Circle Up is a call to action for reframing approaches to crime and punishment through the lens of restorative justice, forgiveness, and accountability.
Awards: Best Documentary Grand Jury Prize |Providence
#AIFF2018 #AIFFESTIVAL2018 #AIFFCIRCLEGUN