February 12, 2020
Weaving together candid, in-depth interviews, verite footage, and personal videos, After Parkland chronicles moments both intimate and defining—from the quiet hours of grief and reflection, to those of political awakening, and onto milestones on the public stage—overshadowed by profound loss and an elusive search for normalcy.
Millions of parents wave their children into school, placing their trust in the sanctity of a classroom. For much of the country, school shootings remain distant, seen as tragedies that plague faraway towns.
The families of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were no different—until the afternoon of Valentine's Day last year, when a gunman walked into the freshman building and opened fire. In the aftermath, filmmakers Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman filmed with students and families whose lives were transformed.
- Director: Emily Taguchi, Jake Lefferman
- Country: USA
- Year: 2018
- Running Time: 92 minutes
- Producer: Jake Lefferman, Emily Taguchi, Jeanmarie Condon, Steven Baker, Eric Johnson, Douglas Blush
- Cinematographers: Jake Lefferman
- Language: English