Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing
Somerville TheatreThu, Apr 6, 2017 7:00 PM Event Date Passed  
Film Info
Director(s):Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern
Language:English with Open Captions
Running Time:108 minutes
Type of Film:Documentary
In Person/Special Program:film subjects, Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky
Boston Globe reporter, Eric Moskowitz

Using never-before-seen footage, this gripping documentary focuses on the emotional and physical recovery of the individuals whose lives were forever changed by the Boston Marathon bombing. A newlywed couple, a mother and daughter, and two brothers strive to reclaim their lives and communities. An HBO film, produced in association with The Boston Globe.

“...puts a viewer right back in the thick of April 15, 2013, and in the panicky days and long, hard weeks of recovery that followed, with an immediacy and an empathy...” —Ty Burr, The Boston Globe

Discussion to follow with film subjects Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky, moderated by Boston Globe reporter Eric Moskowitz

Co-presented with The Boston Globe and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network