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Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down

Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down
Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down
Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down
  • PG-13
  • 1h 38m
  • 2022
Certified Fresh100%
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Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down tells the inspiring story of former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, her relentless fight to recover following an assassination attempt in 2011, and her new life as one of the most effective champions in the battle against gun violence. Featuring extensive footage of Gabby and her husband, astronaut-turned-Senator Mark Kelly; interviews with former President Barack Obama and other friends and colleagues; and exclusive access to stunning videos taken in the weeks following her near-death.
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Certified Fresh100%
Critics Consensus: Inspirational and unabashedly political, Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down pays passionate tribute to its resilient subject.
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Inspiring, intense docu promotes empathy, perseverance.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down is an inspiring documentary about former Arizona Congress member Gabby Giffords, who barely survived an assassination attempt and now advocates for gun reform. The film includes traumatic images and clips from the attack on Giffords, in which several other people were killed, including a 9-year-old girl. Additional traumatic moments from other gun violence tragedies are also shown, and there are potentially upsetting images of Giffords in the hospital. Language is infrequent but includes "ass," "damn," and "hell." The movie has strong themes of courage, perseverance, empathy, and teamwork.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Documentary
  • Release Date:July 15, 2022
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
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  • Screen Pass Eligible:No
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