When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Parts

In August 2005, the city of New Orleans was struck by the devastating Hurricane Katrina. Director Spike Lee chronicles both the physical and emotional devastation that followed in this powerful documentary series. Structured in four acts using hundreds of hours of interview footage and newsreels, combined with amateur video and heart-wrenching testimony from survivors, Lee explores the bureaucratic failures that augmented the tragedy. Uncovering stories of sadness, outrage and hope, to provide an intimate portrayal of a city in the wake of destruction.

Year: 2006
Genre: Documentaries, Natural History Docos, General Docos, Racial Intolerance, Film Festivals 2007
Country: USA
Director: Spike Lee
Starring: Spike Lee
Duration: 256 Minutes
Rating: Ex
Location in store: Documentary (General)
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