Us Kids

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About the film

Determined to turn unfathomable tragedy into action, the teenage survivors of Parkland, Florida catalyze a powerful, unprecedented youth movement that spreads with lightning speed across the country, as a generation of mobilized youth take back democracy in this powerful coming-of-age story.

Genre

Documentary

Runtime

1h 38m

Released

2020

Director

Kim A. Snyder

Producer

Kim A. Snyder, Maria Cuomo Cole, Lori Cheatle

Cast

X González, David Hogg, Cameron Kasky, Samantha Fuentes

Awards & recognition

Bergen International Film Festival 2020

Nominee Checkpoints Award

Sundance Film Festival 2020

Nominee Grand Jury Prize

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2020

Winner Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights

Montclair Film Festival (MFF) 2020

Winner Bruce Sinofsky Prize for Documentary Feature

What people are saying

For its merits as a dynamic nonfiction piece incisively dealing with a pivotal issue from heartbreakingly human angle, "Us Kids" is indispensable viewing for anyone who genuinely cares about the future of this country beyond "thoughts and prayers."

Carlos Aguilar

Los Angeles Times

It asks very difficult questions about what it means to grow up in a country where gun violence is so common.

Claudia Puig

Film Week

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