Saturday, September 3, 2016

Saturday Short

Cover Art, Study Guide, In Our Son's Name

Today's short is In Our Son's Name (Lightfoot Films Ltd.),  a documentary by producer-director Gayla Jamison about Phyllis and Orlando Rodriguez's loss of their son Greg in the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City and who, in their profound grief, choose to speak out for forgiveness, reconciliation, and nonviolence and against war and the death penalty for 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui whose mother they befriended.

Watch the trailer:

The trailer also can be seen on Vimeo.

The film, which includes interviews, on-location footage, and archival photographs and video, will be show this month on local PBS affiliate stations. See the public television listings and upcoming screenings.

A study guide is available.

In Our Son's Name on FaceBook


Also see:

Not in Our Son's Name (Letters by Phyllis and Orlando Rodriguez)

Angela Alaimo O'Donnell, "In Our Sons' Names", America, May 18, 2015

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