Griffin Dunne has directed the first in a series of public service announcements from the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, featuring families of victims of gun violence as well as a number of industry supporters.
The spots feature Colin Goddard, a survivor of the Virginia Tech shootings, and Lonnie
and Sandy Phillips, whose daughter Jessica Redfield Ghawi was killed in the rampage at the
Century Movie Theater in Aurora, Colo. Also featured are Mark Ruffalo, Mariska Hargitay, Anthony LaPaglia, Rosanne Cash and Liev Schrieber.
The producer of the spots is filmmaker
and activist Maria Cuomo Cole.
The theme of the spots, which can be viewed here, is “We Are Better Than This.”