Reply To: 3-1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets

Kanin Chen

The film ‘3-1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets‘ will be available to order through Roco*Educational starting January 15th.  Great film.  Roco lets us purchase at the K-12 rate (ordering info on the right side of the page).  In the “Notes” during the check-out process, you just need to reference your group name “…Meaningful Movies…” to clear approval for the rate.  K-12 rights are generally $95.  The contact is Kristin Cooney, a Meaningful Movies fan (please treat her with kindness and thanks).

3½ MINUTES: TEN BULLETS dissects the aftermath of the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis and the trial of Michael Dunn who, in 2012, shot him repeatedly at a Florida gas station for playing his music too loudly.

“On Black Friday 2012, four African-American teenagers stopped at a gas station to buy gum and cigarettes. One of them, Jordan Davis, argued with Michael Dunn, a white man parked beside them, over the volume of music playing in their car. The altercation turned to tragedy when Dunn fired 10 bullets at the unarmed boys, killing Davis almost instantly. The seamlessly constructed, riveting documentary film 3 1⁄2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS explores the danger and subjectivity of Florida’s Stand Your Ground self-defense laws by weaving Dunn’s trial with a chorus of citizen and pundit opinions, and with Jordan Davis’ parents’ wrenching experiences in and out of the courtroom…

Check it out – a timely and important films.