Documentary, Drama

Peoples Alliance Presents

36 Seconds: Portrait of a Hate Crime

Screening and Q&A

  • Mon, Feb 12
    • 7:00pm - Cinema One
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In 2015, three Muslim-American students were executed while eating dinner in their home in Chapel Hill, NC. The film charts the victims’ families’ agonizing overnight pivot from trauma to advocacy as they struggle to prevent their loved ones’ deaths from being dismissed as the result of a random parking dispute. They courageously speak the truth about the hate crime that has destroyed their lives, about the overt and insidious ways racism plays out in our society and about the need to reform a hate crime system that is broken. This is a project about grace and the will to fight for the truth in the worst of circumstances.

The screening will be followed by a Q+A with the filmmakers and special guests.