The events and consequences of a deadly tragedy
By staff writer
HOLLYWOOD, CA (Gosh!TV) 2016/7/31 – Marathon: The Patriots’ Day Bombing, premiere on November 21st. Recounts the tragic story of the April 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon through the experiences of individuals whose lives were affected. Ranging from the events of the day to the death-penalty sentencing of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the film features surveillance footage, news clips, home movies and exclusive interviews with survivors and their families, as well as first responders, investigators, government officials and reporters from the Boston Globe, which won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the bombing. In the wake of terrorism, a newlywed couple, a mother and daughter, and two brothers, all gravely injured by the blast, face the challenges of physical and emotional recovery as they and their families strive to reclaim their lives and communities. Directed by Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg. Produced in association with the Boston Globe.
Part of HBO’s thought-provoking documentary series: Alexandra Pelosi’s Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?,Mariela Castro’s March: Cuba’s LGBT Revolution, Patria O Muerte: Cuba, Fatherland Or Death, Class Divide and The Trans List…topics from U.S. politics to Cuba to failing middle class to transgender.