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The lockdown drill—the emergency drill that prepares children for an active shooter—is now ubiquitous in American schools. The protocol varies regionally, but generally involves asking children to hide quietly in a darkened room. Lacking accurate information, young children are often perplexed about what the lockdown drill is actually for, filling in the blanks with their own imaginations. LOCKDOWN DRILL is a documentary project that bears witness to what we are asking our children to perform by listening to the stories they tell with their words and bodies.