After Parkland Reviews

July 11, 2020
After Parkland is a rallying cry for those who want to do something about preventing more of these tragedies from happening.
February 12, 2020
In a subtle but insistent way, After Parkland suggests that this simple act of changing the narrative around an appalling act of violence-rather than just learning to live with it-could be the way to prevent it from happening again.
December 3, 2019
More valuable as a record of what happened than as a film... It wants to say something more than it is.
December 1, 2019
"After Parkland" is that gentle exchange of a movie - listening, being there - and sometimes that's all an aftermath doc can be and should be.
November 28, 2019
The movie succeeds where it counts: showing the reverberations of violence long after most cameras left.
November 27, 2019
The film records this experience in a moving and memorable way. After you've seen it, you know more about the meaning of this kind of horror than you did before, and that's a vital thing.
November 27, 2019
Well-meaning, touching, but sometimes evasive.
November 8, 2019
So many of the stories of After Parkland are interesting enough that they could have sustained their own documentary, and that makes for a film that can feel unfocused at times.
October 21, 2019
In the wake of this school shooting, something began to change in U.S. dialogue and activism. This documentary holds a magnifying glass up to this pivotal event.
May 17, 2019
After Parkland will grip you with the strength of its subjects, the willingness to dive into this documentary immediately following this tragedy and acceptance of what has happened and what they can do.
May 9, 2019
What feels important in Parkland is less about pushing any kind of political agenda or viewpoint than about simply listening, and bearing witness.
May 8, 2019
In Lefferman and Taguchi's After Parkland, life continues - serving as a reminder of the world's cruel fact.
May 6, 2019
Expert technique and sensitive filming by directors Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman make this an Oscar-caliber documentary.
May 6, 2019
The filmmakers divide their time equally between their subjects, respecting everybody's right to process in their own way, although depending on their politics, some viewers may find the reactions frustrating at times.
April 27, 2019
Intimate, sensitively made and moving.