• Midsummer in Newtown (2017)

Midsummer in Newtown

Release Date: January 27th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary

After the Sandy Hook shootings, a theatre searches for children to perform in a rock version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The children are followed from auditions through dress rehearsals as they find their voices, and shine on opening night.

Director: Lloyd Kramer

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: The Documentary Group

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    It packs a lot in its 81 minutes, and does it well. show more

  • 88
    Moira MacdonaldThe Seattle Times

    A haunting and lovely documentary. show more

  • 75
    Matt FagerholmRogerEbert.com

    The atrocity of Newtown is twofold: the fact that it happened and the fact that the government did absolutely nothing to prevent it from happening again. Snyder and Kramer’s films aren’t politicized because they don’t have to be. show more

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