NEW YORK, Oct 8 — Nearly four years after the shocking massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, a new film, Newtown, explores how a small Connecticut town has coped with the aftermath of the deadliest shooting of schoolchildren in US history.
The film, which opens in New York yesterday, begins with a late-summer parade, a scene that highlights the innocence of what was in many ways a typical American town.
It then switches to a recording of the 911 call on the morning in December 2012 when 20 first graders and six educators were shot dead by a disturbed young man.
Newtown shows how the event changed life in the town forever. Newtown will also be released in Los Angeles and be shown in a national broadcast in 300 theaters, as well as in community screenings. — Reuters