Assaulted: CIVIL Rights Under Fire
Assaulted: CIVIL Rights Under Fire (2013)

A documentary that brings audiences to the center of the controversy over the issue that is dividing our nation - gun control. Narrated by Ice-T, critically acclaimed rapper and actor, the film takes a critical look at current gun laws and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: October 14, 2013
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Anita Gates
New York Times

Like so much of current polarized communication, "Assaulted," wherever it is shown, is likely to be preaching to the choir.

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Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

While the film leans more heavily toward pro-gun ownership, finessing that position with a nod toward left-leaning politics, its real purpose is to bring some historical perspective to the argument, to move the conversation beyond emotion-based rhetoric.

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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

A surprisingly thoughtful, well-researched attempt to give both sides of the argument respect while illuminating the long history of tensions surrounding gun ownership in America.

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Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Times

The almost-complete absence of dissenting voices will likely limit its audience to gun-toting members of the choir, though anyone with an interest in the subject would be well-served by hearing its arguments.

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Mark Jenkins
Washington Post

The documentary is predictable, stylistically stolid and about as focused as a pellet-gun blast.

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