BETTER THIS WORLD, co-presented by the Berkeley FILM Foundation and featuring a post-film Q&A with the filmmakers (Doc Night)
How did two boyhood friends from Midland, Texas wind up arrested on terrorism charges at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota? Better This World follows the journey of David McKay (22) and Bradley Crowder (23) from political neophytes to accused domestic terrorists with a particular focus on the relationship they develop with a radical activist mentor in the six months leading up to their arrests. A dramatic story of idealism, loyalty, crime and betrayal, Better This World goes to the heart of the War on Terror and its impact on civil liberties and political dissent in post-9/11 America.
A co-production with ITVS, Katie Galloway & Kelly Duane de la Vega's Better This World has been called "Riveting" by The Washington Post, "Mind-boggling" by New York Magazine and "sharply focused & superbly put together" by The Hollywood Reporter. The film was given the Writers Guild of America's Best Documentary Screenplay Award, Gotham Independent Film's Best Doc Feature Award and an IDA Creative Achievement Award. Additional honors include Best Documentary Prize at the San Francisco International Film Festival and 3 National Emmy Nominations - including one for Best Doc.
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