Back to All Events

Saturday, November 3, 6:55 PM | It's Just A Gun & Circle Up

  • Capitol Theatre 204 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, MA, 02474 United States (map)

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. 

Q&A w/Filmmaker

Awards: Best Documentary Grand Jury Prize |Providence

#AIFF2018 #AIFFESTIVAL2018 #AIFFCIRCLEGUN