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Gun Control: Streaming Videos

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Streaming Videos

Full length and segment videos from AVON and Kanopy.

AVON, Academic Video Online, has over 60,000 titles covering a wide range of academic subjects. Kanopy streams thousands of films including classic cinema, documentaries, independent movies, and foreign films.

Gun Society

Gun Society

America is the undisputed gun capital of the world, with more gun dealers than gas stations - and more gun deaths than any other nation. Gun Society explores the historical and psychological roots of America's love affair with firearms. This multi-award winning film lets gun users speak for themselves, from a top NRA official and a former Black Panther Party leader, to those who purchase guns for protection or sport.

Under the Gun

Under the Gun

The Sandy Hook massacre was considered a watershed moment in the national debate on gun control, but the body count at the hands of gun violence has only increased. In the past few years, a drastic rise in mass shootings has ripped across the United States, compounding an epidemic of gun violence across the country. Despite a growing body count at the hands of guns, and the outpouring of shock and outrage that comes with it, lawmakers have failed to respond with meaningful action. Searing and powerful, UNDER THE GUN gives a human face to a crisis that is costing us in blood and scarring the conscience of a nation.

No Control: The Debate Over Gun Control in America

No Control: The Debate Over Gun Control in America

With over 300 million firearms, the U.S. holds the highest rate of gun ownership per capita in the world. Meanwhile, with each gun-related tragedy, the question remains whether to regulate or to arm. Increasing demand, illegal distribution and emerging 3D technologies threaten to upend the traditional debate of gun control.

As discussed in interviews from Austin to Grand Rapids, Denver to New York City, NO CONTROL seeks to address the efficacy of gun laws and the ongoing debate between personal freedom and public safety in a candid discussion of one of the most complex, contentious issues in American history.

After Newtown: Guns in America

After Newtown: Guns in America

An unprecedented exploration of America's enduring relationship with firearms. From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th Century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to Civil Rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative for four hundred years. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority, and keep the peace. Efforts to curtail their distribution and ownership have triggered epic political battles. On one side, the cry for gun control gets louder with each mass shooting. And on the other, Charlton Heston's 2000 rallying cry, "From my cold, dead hands," still resonates across the land.

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

FRONTLINE goes inside the politics of America's gun debate. Veteran filmmaker Michael Kirk investigates the NRA, its political evolution and influence, and how it has consistently succeeded in defeating new gun control legislation.

Gunned Down investigates how the NRA uses its unrivaled political power to stop gun regulation in America. With first-hand accounts of school killings in Newtown and Columbine, and the shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, "Gunned Down" examines why, despite the national trauma over gun violence, Washington hasn't acted.

91%

91%

In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, a poll revealed that 91% of Americans support comprehensive background checks that could prevent thousands of similar gun violence tragedies nationwide. 91%: A Film about Guns in America allows for those permanently affected by the aftermath of gun violence to have a voice.

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