Mothers for Justice Film wins $25,000 award

The short film about a Milwaukee mother's, Marie Hamilton, efforts to rally other grieving mothers after the death of her son won a top prize at the Milwaukee Film Festival.

"Mothers for Justice" won $25,0000 over the weekend.

The film follows Maria Hamilton, the mother of Dontre Hamilton. Dontre is the man that was fatally shot by a Milwaukee Police Officer at Red Arrow Park last year.

Producers were awarded an additional $10,000 to put toward a possible full-length version.


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