TOWER

Director: Keith Maitland
Documentary Feature :: Magnolia
Running Time:
81:24

Screening Info:
Thursday, November 10
10:15 AM
Thalian Black
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Sunday, November 13
1:00 PM
Thalian Main
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Credits:
Director: Keith Maitland
Producer: Megan Gilbride, Susan Thomson & Hillary Pierce
Editor: Austin Reedy
Combines archival footage and rotoscopic animation to reveal the untold stories of America’s first mass school shooting. When the gunshots were silenced, the toll included 16 dead and a shaken nation. It reveals the untold stories of the witnesses, heroes and survivors, when the worst in one man brought out the best in so many others. Producer Hillary Pierce is a UNCW graduate.

NC Premiere

Producer Hillary Pierce will be in attendance for a QnA after the screening.

Director Bio:
Keith Maitland was drawn to the story of the Texas Tower shooting when he first heard about the shooting from an eye-witness -- his 7th grade history teacher. A graduate of the University of Texas, Keith began researching for TOWER after the 40th anniversary of the shooting in 2006 and began production on TOWER in 2012. Keith Maitland is the director of the Emmy-nominated, THE EYES OF ME. EYES broadcast on PBS's Independent Lens and was honored with a Barbara Jordan Media Award by the State of Texas. His credits also include 7 seasons with NBC's LAW & ORDER as an AD.