“After Parkland” directors Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman were already well versed in covering mass shootings around the country by the time they made it to Parkland, Florida.
But in talking with the students and the families who had lived through the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting, they could tell the members of this community were ready to speak out about something more.
Taguchi and Lefferman are both producers on ABC’s “Nightline,” but for their documentary “After Parkland,” they went beyond the breaking news heartbreak and received intimate access to families at the center of the tragedy who were still there long after the other news crews had left.
Their film profiles survivors like David Hogg and Samuel Zeif, as well as the parents of victims like Andrew Pollack and Manuel Oliver, throughout the remainder of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school year as they fight for change and find a way to carry on.
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