Peter Shaver, a grieving conservative political candidate running for office in Oklahoma, is making his way to an interview where he is expected to respond publicly for the 1st time to personal tragedy & the recent events of gun violence in his hometown. Throughout the day gun violence trauma triggers flashbacks to the recent events that lead to this point in his life & his political campaign. Ultimately Peter’s response to these events & his prepared public statement in the interview reveal his true character.
All victims of violence in Triggers are named in honor of real life victims of similar violence.
All acts of violence in Triggers are based on prominent real life cases of similar violence.
The Rush Jones character’s comments are based on real statements made by right-wing media personalities.
Triggers was shot in Texas & Oklahoma.
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