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Quiet No More

Transforming tragedy into triumph, a journey from heartbreak to heroism.
5/5

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‘Quiet No More’, conducted by director Eléonore Hamelin, features the indomitable Reverend Sharon Risher. In this documentary we’re not just observers; we’re immersed in Risher’s world, feeling every heartbeat of her journey from heartbreak to heroism.

Hamelin’s lens doesn’t just capture Risher’s grief; it magnifies it, amplifying every raw emotion as she grapples with the unthinkable loss of her mother in the Charleston church shooting of 2015. But amidst the darkness, there’s a flicker of light – a determination to turn tragedy into triumph, to use her pain as a catalyst for change.

The film features a clip from the televised memorial service, where President Barack Obama’s rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’ serves as a haunting reminder of the lives lost and the work left to be done. Risher’s advocacy for gun responsibility and racial justice is a clarion call for action, a testament to the power of one woman’s voice to spark a change.

‘Quiet No More’ is a challenge to confront the injustices that divide us, to find strength in the face of adversity, and to never lose sight of the power of love to conquer hate. With its well executed technical craftmanship, the film showcases the power of one individual to ignite a movement, to inspire hope amidst despair, and to remind us all of our shared humanity.

Brief Synopsis

After Reverend Sharon Risher’s mother was killed by a white supremacist in the historically black Mother Emanuel AME Church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17, 2015, she found herself struggling to cope. Though many in her church community were soon able to forgive the killer, Risher was not.

In this film viewers follow Risher’s journey as she begins her healing process, turning to social activism and working nationwide to speak out against racism and gun violence.

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Credits

Director(s): Eléonore Hamelin
Cast: Reverend Sharon Risher
Producer(s): Greg Moyer, Pam Huling, Sara Joe Wolansky, Soo-Jeong Kang
Director of Photography: Jamie Francis
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Runtime: 27 min

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Quiet No More

Transforming tragedy into triumph, a journey from heartbreak to heroism.
5/5

Review

‘Quiet No More’, conducted by director Eléonore Hamelin, features the indomitable Reverend Sharon Risher. In this documentary we’re not just observers; we’re immersed in Risher’s world, feeling every heartbeat of her journey from heartbreak to heroism.

Hamelin’s lens doesn’t just capture Risher’s grief; it magnifies it, amplifying every raw emotion as she grapples with the unthinkable loss of her mother in the Charleston church shooting of 2015. But amidst the darkness, there’s a flicker of light – a determination to turn tragedy into triumph, to use her pain as a catalyst for change.

The film features a clip from the televised memorial service, where President Barack Obama’s rendition of ‘Amazing Grace’ serves as a haunting reminder of the lives lost and the work left to be done. Risher’s advocacy for gun responsibility and racial justice is a clarion call for action, a testament to the power of one woman’s voice to spark a change.

‘Quiet No More’ is a challenge to confront the injustices that divide us, to find strength in the face of adversity, and to never lose sight of the power of love to conquer hate. With its well executed technical craftmanship, the film showcases the power of one individual to ignite a movement, to inspire hope amidst despair, and to remind us all of our shared humanity.

Brief Synopsis

After Reverend Sharon Risher’s mother was killed by a white supremacist in the historically black Mother Emanuel AME Church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17, 2015, she found herself struggling to cope. Though many in her church community were soon able to forgive the killer, Risher was not.

In this film viewers follow Risher’s journey as she begins her healing process, turning to social activism and working nationwide to speak out against racism and gun violence.

QNM

Credits

Director(s): Eléonore Hamelin
Cast: Reverend Sharon Risher
Producer(s): Greg Moyer, Pam Huling, Sara Joe Wolansky, Soo-Jeong Kang
Director of Photography: Jamie Francis
Animation:

Specifications

Genre:
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 27 min

IMDb Page

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