Documentary on Parkland shooting premieres at Tribeca
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A documentary of the deadly shooting at a Florida high school is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York this weekend.
Filmmakers Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman chronicled families from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland as they navigated their way through grief and searched for new meaning after the shooting.
The intimate film “After Parkland” features student activist and March For Our Lives co-founder David Hogg and Manuel and Patricia Oliver, who lost their son Joaquin in the shooting. Victoria Gonalez, a young poet and the girlfriend of Joaquin, is also included in the film along with and Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow was killed. The film follows the subjects as they try to rebuild their lives while still showing up for everyday life including prom and graduation.