Kim A. Snyder

Kim A. Snyder’s most recent feature documentary, Us Kids, premiered in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and is in theaters and on PVOD on May 14. Prior, she directed the Peabody award-winning documentary Newtown, which premiered in the US Competition at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was theatrically released, followed by a national broadcast on PBS’s Independent Lens and Netflix. Her most recent short, the Netflix Original Lessons from a School Shooting: Notes from Dunblane, premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and is now streaming in 196 countries. Snyder’s prior works include the feature documentary, Welcome to Shelbyville, nationally broadcast on PBS’s Independent Lens in 2011, and over a dozen short documentaries. Kim’s award-winning directorial debut feature documentary, I Remember Me, was theatrically distributed by Zeitgeist Films. In 1994, she associate-produced the Academy Award-winning short film Trevor. Kim graduated with a Masters in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and resides in New York City. (Photo by Stefano Giovannini.)


A Nation of Traumatized Youth: From Newtown to Parkland and Beyond

By Kim A. Snyder | May 12, 2021

A Nation of Traumatized Youth: From Newtown to Parkland and Beyond

Kim A. Snyder, director of Newtown and the new doc Us Kids, looks back on eight years documenting school shootings and gun trauma.