Stand by Your Guns

Director: Jillian Mcdonald

Institute History

  • 2005 Sundance Film Festival


From movies to television to video games to political posturing to gangster rap, weapons have become as embedded in our everyday lives as U.S. journalists are in the military. An absurdist interactive piece that both glorifies the weapon and masquerades as an entertainment arcade, Stand by Your Guns confronts us with the ubiquity of guns and the possibility of violent simulations translating into real-life shootings.

Screening Details


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