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Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: Bullfrog Films
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 89 mins
Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2011
Available in French: No

How did two boyhood friends from Midland, Texas wind up arrested on terrorism charges at the 2008 Republican National Convention?

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.

National PBS Broadcast on "POV"
Best Documentary Feature, San Francisco International Film Festival
Best Documentary Feature, Sarasota Film Festival
Audience Award, DocuWest Documentary Film Festival

Screened at:
IDA's DocuWeeks
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
Edmonton International Film Festival
ReFrame Peterborough International Film Festival
Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal

Links: www.betterthisworld.com/

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