TRIGGER screening at GPHA

December 12, 2023 @ 5:30PM — 7:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Greater Philadelphia Health Action (GPHA): 4500-10 Frankford Ave Philadelphia, PA 19124 Get Directions

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Join us for a film screening at talkback session at GPHA Frankford Avenue Health Center

Join us for a screening of the documentary TRIGGER at Greater Philadelphia Health Action, Inc. Frankford Avenue Health Center.

Following in the footsteps of internationally recognized We Breathe, We Live: Brotherly Love Protest Stories, the new film TRIGGER is both a call to understanding and a call to action about the roles each of us has to play in combatting the gun violence epidemic in Philadelphia and beyond. Featuring storytellers from Philadelphia sharing their lived experiences with gun violence and their shared search for hope with a vengeance.
A father who lost his son, a trauma nurse at a city hospital, a high school principal, community activists, doctors, scholars, shooters, victims, and their families all share their stories revealing layers of hurt that extend beyond the individual, family, and first responders to entire communities in need of healing. And yet they each search for hope with a vengeance. These storytellers are committed to using their horrific experiences to help others. For some, resilience and hope are key elements of survival. TRIGGER is both a call to understanding and a call to action. Each of us has a role to play in combatting this gun violence epidemic.
Directed by: Glenn Holsten. Produced by: FreshFly Films
Presented by the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, the DBHIDS Division of Planning Innovation, and the DBHIDS Engaging Males of Color Initiative.


The event is open to the public.

Refreshments will be served.

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