Beth Shir Shalom is having a FREE screening of Changing the Conversation at the Temple at 1827 California Ave, Santa Monica on Friday night February 1, 2013 at 7:30 PM following a short Shabbat Celebration at 7:00 PM.
Gun violence is generally discussed in terms of urban homicides, yet startling statistics tell another story.
Spanning a decade, this award-winning film re-frames discussion of “gun rights vs. gun control” to a non-polarized and far broader focus of Public Health prevention. Distinct lenses of local, state and national perspectives reveal that, alongside urban homicides – suicide and domestic violence are leading causes of firearm deaths – with no geographical boundaries.
Featuring experts from the field of public health and a shocking back-room interview with a state senator, Changing the Conversation asks – not can we change the status quo on gun violence, but will we?