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.