Americans were left shocked and horrified after two students entered Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, on April 20, 1999, and gunned down 12 of their fellow pupils and one teacher before turning their weapons on themselves.
At the time, it was the deadliest school shooting in American history. Flash forward 20 years and the nation continues to grapple with such tragic events, questions persist:
How do the victims heal? What causes these tragedies — and how do people move forward and find faith, hope and forgiveness after facing the unimaginable?
After Columbine — which is set to air April 5, 6 and 7 on Pure Flix’s Uplift & Serve Facebook Watch page and April 12 on PureFlix.com — features the harrowing stories of Columbine survivors, family members, and others who were directly impacted by the tragedy.
Survivors Craig Scott, Evan Todd and Missy Mendo, as well as Coni Sanders, daughter of murdered Columbine teacher Dave Sanders, among others, will discuss faith, the immediate and lasting impact of the event, healing, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
After Columbine transcends issues — and headlines — to explore how survivors of the Columbine massacre and their families coped in the wake of tragedy. Special attention being given to the power of God and the human spirit to help people overcome the unimaginable pain and suffering that accompanies such tragedies.
“We believe After Columbine offers a powerful, first-person opportunity to hear how people who have faced such horror can persist and overcome,” said PureFlix.com CEO Greg Gudorf. “The focus on faith, forgiveness and hope offers universal themes that audiences can relate to, as these incredible survivors share their important personal stories.”
Pure Flix, who has built a trusted reputation with its successful faith films that include the GOD’S NOT DEAD franchise, DO YOU BELIEVE?, and THE CASE FOR CHRIST offers inspirational entertainment through Pureflix.com that includes movies, TV shows, kid’s programs and original series such as Malibu Dan … the Family Man, the faith “hope” opera Hilton Head Island (Linda Gray, Antonio Sabato Jr.) and The Pure Flix Comedy All Stars with Sinbad and Louie Anderson.
PureFlix.com is a subsidiary of Pure Flix Entertainment, LLC, the worldwide leader in faith-based entertainment and a Christian movie studio based in Scottsdale, Ariz. that produces, distributes and acquires Christ-based movies.
(SOURCE: Pure Flix via Christian Newswire)