Description

Each of the eight episodes of ACTIVE SHOOTER: AMERICA UNDER FIRE focuses on one of the numerous active shooter incidents that have occurred in the United States, to provide a thoughtful and comprehensive examination of one of the most important issues of our time. Making a careful study of the attacks at Aurora, San Bernardino, Charleston, the Washington D.C. Navy Yard, Santa Monica, Oak Creek, Orlando and the incident that proved a fundamental turning point for the country, Columbine, ACTIVE SHOOTER: AMERICA UNDER FIRE analyzes the full arc of each incident – emotional as well as procedural. Even when there is no doubt about the guilt or cruelty of the shooter, identifying the root cause of mass shootings remains profoundly challenging. From the precipitating factors for each event to the heroic bravery and compassion of the first responders as they come upon the scene – and the ongoing impact on survivors, their families and communities – ACTIVE SHOOTER: AMERICA UNDER FIRE strives to create a forum for understanding, discussion and debate, keeping the lives and loss of the victims paramount amid the need to confront this grave pandemic.

    • $11.99

Description

Each of the eight episodes of ACTIVE SHOOTER: AMERICA UNDER FIRE focuses on one of the numerous active shooter incidents that have occurred in the United States, to provide a thoughtful and comprehensive examination of one of the most important issues of our time. Making a careful study of the attacks at Aurora, San Bernardino, Charleston, the Washington D.C. Navy Yard, Santa Monica, Oak Creek, Orlando and the incident that proved a fundamental turning point for the country, Columbine, ACTIVE SHOOTER: AMERICA UNDER FIRE analyzes the full arc of each incident – emotional as well as procedural. Even when there is no doubt about the guilt or cruelty of the shooter, identifying the root cause of mass shootings remains profoundly challenging. From the precipitating factors for each event to the heroic bravery and compassion of the first responders as they come upon the scene – and the ongoing impact on survivors, their families and communities – ACTIVE SHOOTER: AMERICA UNDER FIRE strives to create a forum for understanding, discussion and debate, keeping the lives and loss of the victims paramount amid the need to confront this grave pandemic.

    • EPISODE 1

    Aurora, Colorado

    Survivors and first responders recount the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. A grieving family challenges the media.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes

    Survivors and first responders recount the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado. A grieving family challenges the media.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    San Bernardino, California

    The 2015 shooting in San Bernardino brings out a massive response from law enforcement. A shocked community responds to homegrown terrorism.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 53 Minutes

    The 2015 shooting in San Bernardino brings out a massive response from law enforcement. A shocked community responds to homegrown terrorism.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    Charleston, South Carolina

    The city of Charleston is ripped apart by a shooting at a historic church. In the aftermath, the community is divided by the idea of forgiveness.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 53 Minutes

    The city of Charleston is ripped apart by a shooting at a historic church. In the aftermath, the community is divided by the idea of forgiveness.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Washington, D.C.

    Stories of loss and heroism during the 2013 shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The shooter’s sister recounts her brother’s descent into violence.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 52 Minutes

    Stories of loss and heroism during the 2013 shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The shooter’s sister recounts her brother’s descent into violence.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 52 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Orlando, Florida

    Pulse Nightclub in Orlando is attacked by a shooter who kills 49 people, leaving an entire community devastated and traumatized by the loss.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 57 Minutes

    Pulse Nightclub in Orlando is attacked by a shooter who kills 49 people, leaving an entire community devastated and traumatized by the loss.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 57 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Santa Monica, California

    A shooter’s violent path through Santa Monica leads to a deadly confrontation on a college campus. An examination of the shooter’s mental health.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes

    A shooter’s violent path through Santa Monica leads to a deadly confrontation on a college campus. An examination of the shooter’s mental health.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    Oak Creek, Wisconsin

    A white supremacist’s deadly attack on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and the heroic response by local police, transforms a community.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes

    A white supremacist’s deadly attack on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and the heroic response by local police, transforms a community.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 54 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Columbine, Colorado

    An exploration of the 1999 attack at a high school in Littleton, Colorado, and the myths that may have inspired the active shooter phenomenon.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 58 Minutes

    An exploration of the 1999 attack at a high school in Littleton, Colorado, and the myths that may have inspired the active shooter phenomenon.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 58 Minutes
Active Shooter © Showtime Networks Inc. All rights reserved.

Top Nonfiction Shows