USA 2006 • Directed by Macky Alston • Documentary • 85 minutes
“The Killer Within” focuses on a crime that took place fifty years ago at Swarthmore College. A student, who claimed he was brutally bullied, planned to kill. Today, that student is Professor Bob Bechtel who teaches the psychology of youth violence, and who, until now, has kept his own story secret. Bob has been married for 32 years and is a father of two daughters. It is their quest to unearth their father’s character that drives the narrative of the film -- how could the man who taught them to brush their teeth also have shot a sleeping man in the head? In the end, viewers are left to make up their own minds about what happened at Swarthmore and to wrestle with the larger issues of justice, redemption, evil and youth violence that continues to rise in America.
Coming Attractions Theatre 1, Mount Shasta
Sunday, October 14 2:01 pm - 3:26 pm
A Adult Content