Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, Winter Film Series
February 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Feature-length documentary Circles
Synopsis: “Eric Butler, a Hurricane Katrina survivor and pioneer of the restorative justice movement, relocates and finds work at an Oakland, CA, high school enforcing his no-nonsense approach to counseling vulnerable Black and Latino teenagers…But when his own teenage son is arrested and beaten in jail, he begins to question his methods and ability -not just as a teacher but also as a father.”
Q&A with Eric Butler, Director Cassidy Friedman, and local representatives.
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