On November 23rd 2012 Jordan Davis and his friends pulled into a gas station. 3 ½ minutes later, ten shots rang out. We later learn that Michael Dunn had fired at a car full of unarmed teenagers and then fled. Three of those bullets hit 17-year-old Jordan Davis, who died at the scene. Arrested the next day, Dunn claimed he shot in self-defence thus beginning a long journey to unravel the truth.
3 1⁄2 Minutes, Ten Bullets follows that journey, reconstructing the night of the murder and revealing how hidden prejudice can result in tragedy. Director Marc Silver (Who is Dayani Cristal?), intercuts exclusive footage from inside the court room with intimate scenes of Jordan’s parents during the trial. With access to police interrogation footage, prison phone recordings and interviews with others at the petrol station that night, Silver constructs a powerful story about the devastating effects of racial bias, and the search for justice within the judicial system.
How can I get involved?
Visit the Jordan Davis Foundation - Walk With Jordan to find out more about his story, donate and get involved in the cause.
The Jordan Davis Foundation was started by Jordan Davis’ dad, Ron Davis, to provide education and travel opportunities for youth across the nation.
Mission: The Jordan Davis Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide financial assistance for the youth of our nation to nurture their curiosity with exposure to cultural initiatives through travel and education.
Vision: The Jordan Davis Foundation strives to increase academic achievement and self esteem through life opportunities. Our organization will give students an opportunity to explore our world outside the classroom and attend cultural events with educational tours that actively engage our youth.
You can also contact the foundation HERE.
Join the RIP Jordan Facebook page HERE.
And take the pledge to be an ally for racial justice HERE.
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How do I contact the filmmaker?
Find out more about the film's director Marc Silver and contact him through his website HERE.