THE SWEETEST LAND – UNOFFICIAL PREVIEW

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October 8, 2015 by socialaction2014


Beyond the bloodshed and bullets, in urban America, there are communities where unprecedented courage resides, extraordinary families are tested and an ongoing fight for equality can go unheard…until now.

NOTE: Created early into filming, the above trailer does not reveal the full scope and theme of stories captured. Prevention is possible.

Anticipated Festival submissions will begin in 2015

For additional information: http://www.thesweetestland.com/

Currently over 30,000 members on our Facebook Group Page

Participating organizations:
Hartford, CT, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Mothers United Against Violence/Rev. Henry Brown, The Hartford Police Department’s (Intel DIvision), Brad Davis/WDRC, The Guardian Angels, Curtis Sliwa, Life Star and Devonne Biggins. Other participants include, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hospital for Special Care and Dept. Of Youth Services.

Our hearts and prayers go out to Newtown, CT, Sandy Hook Elementary and cities across the country where preventable acts of violence occur.
PRODUCED by Jeffrey B. Teitler (Envision Films), LEF Foundation, Peter Knox, Serafin Mendez-Mendez, Ron Kowalczyk, The Wise Family Foundation & The Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism

Web design by Nikita Prokhorov, original score by Derek Baird.

Web design by Nikita Prokhorov, original score by Derek Baird. Current Temp music by Kevin MaCloud/incompetech.com and freesound.org

The Sweetest Land – Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/thesweetestland

Newtown, Hartford and Across America: Searching for …

Newtown, Hartford and Across America: Searching for Heroes in The Sweetest Land

Sweetest Land Op-Ed – Hartford Courant

In the coming weeks, in this space online and in the pages of the Hartford Courant, participants in the Sweetest Land project and nationally …

The Sweetest Land – CNN iReport

19 Apr 2011 – The Sweetest Land is a poignant look at the realities of gang violence in an unassuming community–Hartford, Connecticut. Home to some of …

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