Not Going Quietly

Not Going Quietly

When 32-year-old activist and father Ady Barkan is diagnosed with ALS, he finds himself in a deep depression, and his dreams for his career and future with his newborn son seemingly shattered. But after a chance confrontation with Senator Jeff Flake goes viral, Ady organizes a motley crew of activists to embark on a cross-country tour of America, using his final breaths to fight for healthcare justice. Ultimately, Ady discovers that collective action and speaking truth to power offers a source of hope for the future that transforms the country, his relationship with his son, and his belief in what is possible for his family.

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Nicholas Bruckman




Director: Nicholas Bruckman
Executive Producer: Bradley Whitford, Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass, Mel Eslyn, Sam Bisbee, Nina Tassler, Joan Boorstein, Jackie Kelman Bisbee, Wendy Kelman Neu, Nicholas Bruckman, Ryder Haske
Producer: Amanda Roddy
Screenwriter: Nicholas Bruckman, Amanda Roddy
Cinematographer: Ryder Haske, Erin Collett, Alex Pollini, Michael Dwyer, Nicholas Bruckman, Amanda Roddy
Editor: Kent Bassett
Music: Giosuè Greco
Principal Cast: Ady Barkan, Rachael King, Liz Jaff, Nate Smith, Tracey Corder, Ana Maria Archila, Helen Brosnan
Additional Credits: Post Production Supervisor: Claudia Tanney


Public Film Contact
Amanda Roddy
People's Television Inc.
Publicity Contact
Adam Kersh
(917) 771-7021
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2021
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Biography, Documentary
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: United States
Language: English
Runtime: 96 mins