"Our trick is to de-politicize the issue and humanize the issue... and that's what this film does so effectively, It drips away the illusion of politics, and says it's not about politics, it's about people." - Governor Cuomo Read more about the premiere in the NY Daily News

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"The film isn’t a strident piece of advocacy — the gun control issue is just a small part of it — but its sentiments are clear, underscored with heartache eloquently expressed." Read the full review

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The Newtown team partnered with Fathom Events to bring the film to local theaters across the country. Featuring a live “Town Hall” panel discussion via satellite with audiences across the country moderated by CNN anchor Chris Cuomo. The conversation will engage a dialogue around the issues of gun violence, collective trauma, and community response from panelists

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The film’s objective to bring further education of gun violence prevention began at the New York City theatrical events during the week of October 14th, where audience members filled out survey after each screening and discussion. As a result, we learned that...     45% know someone personally affected by gun violence   After watching the film, 93% are more likely to vote for a candidate based on their position on gun violence prevention issues

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"On Sunday evening, shortly after I learned of yet another massacre of innocent Americans by a madman with a gun, I attended the Connecticut premiere of “Newtown,” a documentary chronicling the emotional aftermath for several parents whose children were obliterated by Adam Lanza and his AR-15 at Sandy Hook Elementary School. After the film, I talked with Mark Barden, the father of Daniel Barden, who was murdered at age 7. I marveled at the strength

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Influencers, celebrities and politicians continue to join the Newtown campaign and voice their support and change. “I’m for living a peaceful life...I don’t want to take anybody’s guns away, and I don’t want to tell anybody how to think. I also don’t want my son, my family, or your family to get hurt. It’s entirely preventable...It’s an emotional statement, not a political statement.” - John Slattery, Mad Men Read the full article

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On June 15th, Newtown screens at the White House. At the same time of the screening, Himes' colleagues staged a historic filibuster on the floor of the Senate. Connecticut Senator Chris's Murphy's 15 hour filibuster was unprecedented. "I am convinced, that the momentum with films like Newtown, we can get reform done because we don't have a choice." - Nita

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