Coralville Center for the Performing Arts is screening the film Trigger: The Ripple Effect of Gun Violence on Thursday, January 9 at 7 p.m. with a panel discussion to follow, featuring the film’s producer David Barnhart.
The hour long documentary features interviews with victims and their families and other community leaders about the effects of gun violence. The film treats gun violence as a disaster and public health issue by taking an in-depth look a particular shooting and the impact it had on surrounding community members. The film’s mission is to raise awareness of the effects of gun violence and ways to prevent gun violence, such as preventing the mentally ill and criminals from owning guns.
For more information, check out the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts’ event page.