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HIFF “Peace Officer”

The Hamptons International Film Festival presented the documentary "Peace Officer" as the final film in the SummerDocs Series/ talkback hosted by Alec Baldwin at Guild Hall.

Alec Baldwin, Hilaria Baldwin

Photography: Barry Gordin
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The Hamptons International Film Festival presented the documentary "Peace Officer" as the final film in the SummerDocs Series/ talkback hosted by Alec Baldwin at Guild Hall.

Alec Baldwin, Hilaria Baldwin

Photography: Barry Gordin
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PEACE OFFICER, an amazingly timely film by Brad Barber and Scott Christopherson addresses concerns over our country’s recent controversies surrounding police force, ended the Hamptons International Film Festival 7th Annual Summer Doc Series. The film is about the increasingly militarized state of our American police system as told by William "Dub" Lawrence, a former sheriff who established and trained his state’s first rural SWAT team only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Driven by an obsessed sense of the truth of his mission, Dub uses his own investigative skills to uncover the facts in this and other recent officer involved shootings in his community. The film looks a the looming questions about the changing face of peace officers nationwide with an alarmingly increasing volume of SWAT team mission into vast numbers.. PEACE OFFICER debuted at SXSW and won the grand jury prize and documentary audience award. A lively party hosted by Mary Jane & Charles Brock’s at the village home on Main Street preceded the screening.

Writers/Directors “Peace Officer” Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber
Director/Writer “Peace Officer” Scott Christopherson
Alec & Hilaria Baldwin
Magician Mark Mitton, ALec Baldwin
Stuart Match Suna, David Nugent, Anne Chaisson, Alec Baldwin
Writer/Director “Peace Officer” Brad Barber
David Nugent, Mark Mitton

 

Hilaria Baldwin, Executive Director HIFF Anne Chaisson

Executive Directors Ruth Appelhof and Anne Chaisson
The Writers and Directors of “Peace Officer” Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber
Whitney & Scott Christopherson
Lloyd Kaufman, Stuart Match Suna, Pat Swinney, Dave Lawrence
Magician Mark Mitton, HIFF Events Coordinator Ellen Ashenfarb
Dave Lawrence, David Nugent, Scott Christopherson, “Dub” Lawrence, Anne Chaisson, Brad Barber, Alec Baldwin, Stuart Match Suna
Director/Writer “Peace Officer” Scott Christopherson, William J, Dub, Director “Peace Officer” Brad Barber, Alec Baldwin
Artist Dorothy Frankel, Executive Director HIFF Anne Chaison, Frederic Rambaud, Animal Rights Activist Zelda Penzel
Hosts Charles & Mary Jane Brock, Pat Swinney, Lloyd Kaufman
Renee & Richard Steinberg, Hilaria Baldwin, Mary Jane Brock
Gary Adamek, Executive Director Guild Hall Ruth Appelhof