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Free Movie Screening: The Amendment

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/02/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Brookings Public Library

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Image may contain: 6 people, people smiling, textIn recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (April 7-13, 2019), as well as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (April), the Brookings Domestic Abuse Shelter invites the community to a free public viewing of the 2018 movie, “The Amendment.” Light refreshments will be available, and viewers are invited to stay for a short discussion time after the movie.

The 90-minute movie will begin at 7:00pm in Cooper Room A (upstairs) at the Brookings Public Library.

Movie’s trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=27LJ3_wbRF8

IMDb summary: “The Amendment is the true and inspiring story of finding triumph over tragedy, injustice and loss. In 1979, Brooks Douglass and his sister Leslie survived a devastating crime that rocked their community and took their parents’ lives. Initially sent into an emotional tailspin Brooks regained his footing, became Oklahoma’s youngest state senator and championed important victim’s rights legislation. It is not until his question for ultimate justice brings him face-to-face with his parents’ killer that he must reconcile military training with the lessons of his father to discover the path to finally finding peace.”