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The Blood is at the Doorstep

1 Hr. 30 Min.
Not Rated
2017
Screening format: DCP

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
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Free screening to commemorate the 5 year anniversary of Dontre Hamilton's passing. Featuring a post-screening Q&A with members of the Hamilton family.

After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice, and reform as the investigation unfolds.

Filmed over the course of three years in the direct aftermath of Dontre's death, this intimate verite documentary follows his family as they channel their grief into community organizing in an attempt to reset the narrative. Offering a painfully realistic glimpse inside a movement born out of tragedy in what the Hollywood Reporter calls "An urgent report from the front lines of an American crisis."

 

"Ljung's clear-eyed film finds hope within terrible circumstances, and strength within heartbreak."
- Hollywood Reporter
"The Hamilton family is proof that, while white supremacy is alive and well in America, there remains "One Love" that cannot be shot, lynched or cut down."
- Shadow and Act
"As The Blood Is at the Doorstep demonstrates, real people - and by extension, all of us - suffer when we accept the status quo. We can't walk away."
- Hammer to Nail

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