Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down (2022)
Directed by Julie Cohen / Betsy West
Genres - Culture & Society, Health & Fitness | Sub-Genres - Illnesses & Disabilities, Interpersonal Relationships, Tragedies & Catastrophes | Release Date - Jul 15, 2022 (USA - Limited) | Run Time - 95 min. | Countries - United States | MPAA Rating - PG13
Synopsis by Travis Norris
This documentary follows Gabrielle Giffords, a retired U.S. politician who served in the U.S. House of Representatives. Gabby is a survivor of a horrific 2021 assassination attempt, which has left her partially paralyzed and with language impairment. Gabby formerly served in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District. Directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West shed light on the incident and document Giffords’ resilience in the aftermath.
activist, assassination, husband-and-wife, interview, politician, rehabilitation [physical therapy]