Shot and Forgotten Documentary Trailer | "Beyond the Bullet - Gunshot Violence Survivors Speak."
Posted on December 21 2020
This documentary project following a support group for gunshot survivors. Last year, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Helen Ubiñas helped create the group after reporting on paralyzed victims of gun violence. Local filmmaker Glenn Holsten has now collected their stories in a series of short films, “Beyond the Bullet: Gunshot Violence Survivors Speak.” There are plans to weave the segments into a longer documentary. In the interviews, support group members describe what it's like to face death, then awaken to a grim new reality. The footage captures “a sobering triumph of spirit, but also a stark reminder of victims who are still falling through the cracks,” Ubiñas writes in her column this week. The film project itself is also a testament to the impact of her reporting, which helped inspire the formation of the support group last year. - Jennifer Mascia, news writer.
Source: The Trace. December 19th, 2020.