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The May 4, 1970, shootings at Kent State University will be the subject of a new movie.  Scheduled to begin filming in November, titled “Kent State” it will tell the story of how “a family’s buried past coincides with the brutal truth of one of the most significant events in American history.”  Filming will take place in the state of Georgia, as it will double as Ohio in the historical drama about National Guardsmen opening fire on a crowd of Vietnam War protesters, killing four students and wounding nine. Actors Dermot Mulroney and Clancy Brown have been cast in the $10 million project, which will be directed by Karen Slade based on a screenplay that she wrote.