The New York Film Festival celebrates its 54th year by trying something new. For the first time in history, its Opening Night World Premiere will be a documentary. Even more noteworthy, this non-fiction film is by director Ava DuVernay (Selma) and it focuses on America's deep problem with its criminal justice/penal system and how it affects the black community.
Our urban warrior's do not receive the adequate level of human performance training needed to address the rigors of the job to decompress the mind when tragedy strikes. As a result, many of our officers are expected to carry around an excessive amount of anger and suffering that could impair their ability to efficiently do their job.