Song of Parkland

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  • Creator Home Box Office
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : Home Box Office, [2019] New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019. ©2019
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min., 54 sec)) : sound, color


  • When Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drama teacher Melody Herzfeld heard the fire alarm on February 14, 2018, she was with her students in rehearsals for their annual children's musical. Moments later, a Code Red sounded. Herzfeld rushed her 65 students into a storage closet while a shooter killed 17 teachers and students nearby. Filmed in the months following the shootings, while theFlorida schoolcommunity is grappling with the tragedy,Song of Parkland documents the dedication of teacher Melody Herzfeld and her theater students as they return to school andresolve to continue with their production. "This is our begin again. This is our start-over.... This is the most important show you're going to do, ever," she tells them. The touching documentary debuts one year after the attack.


  • Originally released by Home Box Office, 2019.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 27, 2019.
  • Streaming video file.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • Parkland, a Broken City (5:29); Two Months After the Shooting (7:59); Life Perspective (3:09); Healing from Trauma (5:07); Opening Night (5:41); Credits: Song of Parkland (1:19)
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