The two-minute movie, called “Point of View,” will debut on Monday. It follows a high school student in the lead-up to a class election, chronicling the warning signs from a shooter who plans an attack on his peers.
The film is produced by Sandy Hook Promise, a nonprofit based in Newtown, Connecticut, which lobbies for legislation to prevent school shootings and spreads awareness about gun violence. Since 2014, the organization has trained more than 5.5 million people at 10,000 schools with its “Know the Signs” programs. According to research, 80 percent of school shooters tell someone about their plans—making an intervention possible.
There have been 94 school shootings so far in 2018, making it the worse year since