Tribeca 2015 Exclusive Clip: THE ARMOR OF LIGHT, At The Intersection Of Guns And Abortion
'So we need Jesus, the gospel, and a sidearm, right?" In an exclusive clip from The Armor of Light, which will soon debut in the Spotlight section at the Tribeca Film Festival, that question is raised in a very calm manner, which doesn't make it any less unsettling.
Directed by Abigal Disney, The Armor of Light "follows an Evangelical minister and the mother of a teenage shooting victim," according to the official synopsis. They both ask, "Is it possible to be both pro-gun and pro-life?"
Here's more from the official description:
The film tracks Reverend Rob Schenck, anti-abortion activist and fixture on the political far right, who breaks with orthodoxy by questioning whether being pro-gun is consistent with being pro-life. Reverend Schenck is shocked and perplexed by the reactions of his long-time friends and colleagues who warn him away from this complex, politically explosive issue.
Along the way, Rev. Schenck meets Lucy McBath, the mother of Jordan Davis, an unarmed teenager who was murdered in Florida and whose story has cast a spotlight on "Stand Your Ground" laws. McBath, also a Christian, decides to work with Schenck even though she is pro-choice. Lucy is on a difficult journey of her own, trying to make sense of her devastating loss while using her grief to effect some kind of viable and effective political action--where so many before her have failed."
The Tribeca Film Festival gets underway on April 15; specific screening information for The Armor of Light is linked below, where you can also watch a very intriguing clip.