Heaven: Can You Hear Me?
By Terrance L. Pitts. Produced in Association with WORLD Channel.
In Philadelphia, gun violence is the leading cause of death for young Black men. HEAVEN: CAN YOU HEAR ME? explores the devastating impact on families through the eyes of mothers like one woman who tries to find stability after the youngest of her four sons was murdered in 2016. Across town, the film takes us on a journey into the inner sanctum of Mothers in Charge, a Philadelphia-based service and advocacy organization working with victims of violence. The film demonstrates the challenges gun violence prevention advocates confront as they work to interrupt cycles of violence while allowing viewers to understand the often-untold trauma and resilience of survivors.