News: 778 Bullets Raises Broad Discussion

We have recently started our community screenings with 778 Bullets and the audience reception has been enthusiastic and the momentum is growing.

What is interesting and notable is the way 778 Bullets is connecting with the community in which this forgotten story emerged, spurring several important screening events that continue to facilitate public deliberation about the shadows of our collective and local history. Local screening included partnership with churches, organizations and activist. The screening at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Carbondale—days after the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman shooting of Trayvon Martin—ended with a call to action and a series of planning meeting for organizing around the issues of race and violence in our local community.

News Story in Southern Illinoisan

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