Inside ‘Us Kids’ Documentary: Why Parkland Survivors Want to Remind the World They’re Still Kids

  • Variety
Inside ‘Us Kids’ Documentary: Why Parkland Survivors Want to Remind the World They’re Still Kids
After a 2018 mass shooting at a South Florida high school left 17 people dead and 17 more injured, Parkland students Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg and Jackie Corin found themselves at the forefront of a national conversation about gun control reform before they were even old enough to vote.

Two years after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the survivors are again grappling with the legacy of that terrible day, this time in “Us Kids,” a documentary by Kim A. Snyder (“Newtown”) that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Through the eyes of the young activists, “Us Kids” chronicles the global impact of their efforts over the 18 months that followed, including the March for Our Lives movement and the Road to Change tour to mobilize the youth vote during midterm elections.

“We’re looking forward to using this film as a tool to facilitate more conversations about gun violence prevention around
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