Unorthodocs: 3 and a half minutes, 10 bullets

Monday, 25 January 2016

19.00-21.15
The Screening Room
£12.00 / £10.00 concessions

Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving November 2012, four boys in a red SUV pull into a gas station playing loud rap music, one boy leaves the car and enters the store. A couple’s car pulls into the station next to the SUV and the woman enters the store. The driver of the second car asks the boys to turn the music down, an argument ensues. Three and half minutes and ten bullets later, one of the boys is dead.

Marc Silver dissects the aftermath of this event in his Best Documentary Oscar nominated 2015 film 3 and a ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets. Talking to the family and friends of victim Jordan Davis the film explores guns, race and the American legal system. As these issues continue to dominate public discussion Silver provides an in depth look at an all too common incident.  

The film will be followed by a Q&A with:

Marc Silver:
Marc Silver is a director and cinematographer, known for Who is Dayani Cristal? (2013), 3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets (2015) and Los Invisibles (2010).
 

Presented by Dartmouth Films in partnership with Somerset House, Unorthodocs is a series of screenings of award winning documentaries that have been shown at international festivals, but fall outside the remit of British television. Now in its third series Unorthodocs presents a range of documentaries each alongside an exclusive Q&A with some of those involved in the film.

Film run time: 98 minutes / Certificate: 15

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