Everyday people flip the script on Wall Street and get rich by turning GameStop into one of the world’s hottest companies. In the middle of everything is Keith Gill, a regular guy who starts it all by sinking his life savings into the stock. When his social media posts start blowing up, so does his life and the lives of everyone following him.
Considered by critics as the greatest concert film of all time, the live performance was shot over the course of three nights at Hollywood’s Pantages Theater in December of 1983 and features Talking Heads’ most memorable songs.
Gun violence is a growing threat to public safety — guns are actually the number one killer of kids, teens, and young adults aged 18-25 in the United States. Moms Demand Action is a volunteer group of supporters working to advance the conversation, laws, and movement around gun safety.
On Wed., October 18, Moms Demand Action of Traverse City is presenting the documentary “After Parkland” directly followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A. Panel experts and student leaders include Douglas E. Fierberg, Attorney, The Fierberg National Law Group; Kelly Hirko, PhD, Assistant Professor, MSU Dept. of Epidemiology & Biostatistics; Ella Kirkwood, Student, Traverse City Central High School; and Joe McCarthy, Director of Campus Safety and Transportation, Interlochen Center for the Arts.
The film chronicles the fallout of the 2018 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead. This film showcases the after effects on the small town of Parkland, Fla., rocked by this mass shooting, focusing on the families who lost their loved ones to gun violence. Moms Demand Action is bringing this documentary to the big screen at the State Theater to raise awareness around the reality that gun violence is pervasive in cities big and small.
Doors open at 5:30pm and the movie starts at 6:30pm. Tickets are available for $10 each or at the door, based on availability. Student tickets are free. The screening and panel discussion is made possible by sponsors Cherry Bend Family Care, Fierberg National Law Group, High Street Insurance Partners, Beth Holmes-Bozung, and Kevin Bozung.