The Killing of America (1981)

The Killing of America
Director: Sheldon Renan, Leonard Schrader
Writer: Chieko Schrader, Leonard Schrader
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 26.9.2016
[Review by cornholio.]

A documentary on violence in the United States of America, edited together from footage of actual (violent) crimes, shedding light on gun violence, racial violence, serial killers and the cults that surround them.

The resurfacing of The Killing of America does come at a rather poignant point in time. It feels like many parallels can be drawn between what we see on the screen in this documentary and what’s happening today. It’s interesting and depressing as hell to see how things really stay the same the more they change.

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