Early in the morning on 16 April 2007, on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Va., a 23-year-old student called Seung-Hui Cho killed 32 people and wounded 25 others before turning his gun on himself. The incident became the biggest mass shooting in peacetime US history. This film recounts this disturbing story and explores what made Cho a mass murderer.
Massacre at Virginia Tech was greeted with critical acclaim: “Excellent” The Times, “Articulate & Carefully Argued” The Daily Telegraph, “Must see TV – Five Stars” Mail on Sunday and “Chilling” Time Out
Gold award, 2009 World Media Festival.
Bronze World Medal, New York TV Festival.
Cine Golden Eagle, Washington DC.
The Silver Chris Award (Best of its Division), 56th Columbus International Film and Video Festival.
1 x 58 mins, BBC2 and Discovery