Pima County Attorney’s Office and Homicide Survivor’s, Inc. invite you to attend a special screening of:
Heaven’s Rain (www.heavensrainmovie.com)
at the Fox Tucson Theatre
on Thursday, April 14, 2011
17 W. Congress St.
6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Film producer/writer former Oklahoma state senator Brooks Douglass will be present.
It is a true story of his lifelong quest to bring his parents’ killers and his younger sister’s rapists to justice. Both Brooks and his sister Leslie were also shot but survived.
Film is rated R (not suitable for children under 17 without an accompanying adult)
Free entrance, but $5 donation will be accepted to benefit the victims of the January 8, 2011 Tucson shooting tragedy.
Brooks Douglass co-wrote, produced, and stars in Heaven’s Rain, an
inspiring, remarkable, and true story of survival and triumph over tragedy.
In 1979, sixteen-year -old Brooks, and his twelve-year-old sister, Leslie, were
living in rural Oklahoma with their parents, Rev. Richard and Marilyn
Douglass, when two drug-crazed drifters invaded their home, tied up the
family, raped Leslie, and shot them all, leaving the parents dead and the
children clinging to life.
Both Leslie and Brooks survived to testify against
the two men who were eventually convicted of killing their parents.
This inspiring story depicts the aftermath of the tragedy and the
emotional tailspin Brooks endures as he tries to get his life back on track.
Deeply affected by his experience, Brooks graduated from law school,
became Oklahoma’s youngest State Senator, and a dedicated champion for
victims’ rights. But it’s the surprise ending that reveals the true character of
(from Pima County Attorney’s press release)
For more info: 520-740-5525, Pima County Attorney Victim Services www.pcoa.pima.gov.
“This year’s theme-Reshaping the Future, Honoring the Past-pays tribute to
the millions of crime victims over the decades who have summoned the strength to
rebuild their shattered lives, families, and communities, one step at a time.
Similarly, it honors the victim service community whose members have walked
alongside these victims, responding to their courage with unwavering commitment
and skillful guidance.”