'The Blood is at the Doorstep' - Documentary on Dontre Hamilton - Will World Premiere at SXSW - SHADOW AND ACT
On April 30, 2014, a white police officer, Christopher Manney, shot and killed Dontre Hamilton, at Red Arrow Park in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. No charges were brought, but Manney was fired from the force. As a result of the shooting and subsequent protests, Milwaukee police officers were equipped with body cameras.
Hamilton, who was 31 years old at the time of his death, had a history of mental illness. Hamilton's family stated that he had been treated for schizophrenia but was not violent.
This Milwaukee tragedy is at the center of a new documentary set to make its premiere at the upcoming SXSW Film Festival in March.
Movie about Milwaukee teen hackers bought by CNN at Sundance - Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
"The 414s: The Original Teenage Hackers," a documentary about a group of Milwaukee-area teens who in 1983 hacked their way into computer systems around the country, was acquired by CNN Films at the Sundance Film FestivalFriday — the same day as its premiere at the festival.