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When the levees broke [DVD videorecording] a requiem in four acts / 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks ; HBO Documentary Films ; [director, Spike Lee] ; producers, Sam Pollard, Spike Lee.

Contributor(s): Lee, Spike [drt, pro] | Pollard, Sam [pro] | Nagin, Ray, 1956- | Penn, Sean, 1960- | Sharpton, Al | Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- | Belafonte, Harry, 1927- | Charles, Cliff | Gandbhir, Geeta | Novack, Nancy | Blanchard, Terence | HBO Documentary Films | Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks | Home Box Office (Firm) | HBO Video (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [New York?] : HBO Video, c2006Edition: Widescreen.Description: 3 videodiscs (4 hr., 17 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 078315075X.Other title: Requiem in four acts.Subject(s): Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects | Hurricanes -- Louisiana -- New Orleans | Disasters -- Louisiana -- New Orleans | Disaster relief -- Louisiana -- New Orleans | Levees -- Louisiana -- New Orleans | Emergency management -- Government policy -- United States | Disaster victims -- Louisiana -- New Orleans | New Orleans (La.) -- Social conditions -- 21st century | New Orleans (La.) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century | Desastres -- Luisiana -- New Orleans | Auxilio en los desastres -- Luisiana -- New Orleans | New Orleans (Luisiana) -- Condiciones sociales -- Siglo XXI | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 -- Social aspects | Hurricanes -- Louisiana -- New Orleans | Films for the hearing impaired -- Video recordings | Muros de contención -- Luisiana -- New Orleans | Auxilio en los desastres -- Luisiana -- New OrleansGenre/Form: Documentary television programs. | Historical television programs. | Television programs for the hearing impaired. | Historical -- Television. | Films for the hearing impaired -- Video recordings.DDC classification: 363.34/9220976090511 LOC classification: HV636 2005.L8 | W496 2006
Contents:
Special features: on discs 1-2: Audio commentary by filmmaker Spike Lee; on disc 3: Next movement : Act V (108 min.); Water is rising (8 min.).
disc 1. Act I (65 min.) ; Act II (62 min.) -- disc 2. Act III (58 min.) ; Act IV (70 min.).
Production Credits: Director of photography, Cliff Charles ; supervising editor, Sam Pollard ; editors, Geeta Gandbhir, Nancy Novack ; original music, Terence Blanchard.
Venice International Film Festival, 2006: Venice Horizons Documentary Award, Human Rights Film Network Award; Image Awards, 2007: Image Award (nominated); Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, 2007: BCFA Award (nominated); American Cinema Editors, 2007: best edited documentary (nominated).Featuring Ray Nagin, Sean Penn, Al Sharpton, Wynton Marsalis, Harry Belafonte.Summary: The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale.
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Adult materials DVD 363.3492 WHE V. 1 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562013057007
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DVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation (16:9); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.

Closed captioned.

In English with optional Spanish soundtrack; optional subtitles in French or Spanish.

Featuring Ray Nagin, Sean Penn, Al Sharpton, Wynton Marsalis, Harry Belafonte.

Director of photography, Cliff Charles ; supervising editor, Sam Pollard ; editors, Geeta Gandbhir, Nancy Novack ; original music, Terence Blanchard.

Documentary.

"This has been a presentation of Home Box Office."

Originally produced as a television documentary in 2006.

TV parental guidelines rating: TV-14 (parents strongly cautioned); Canadian home video rating: 14A (suitable for people 14 years of age or older).

The world watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on August 29, 2005. Many were shocked, not only by the scale of the disaster, but the slow, inept and disorganized response of the emergency and recovery efforts. Structured into four acts, each dealing with a different aspect of the events that preceded and followed Katrina's catastrophic passage through New Orleans. Tells the heartbreaking personal stories of those who endured this harrowing ordeal and survived to tell the tale.

Special features: on discs 1-2: Audio commentary by filmmaker Spike Lee; on disc 3: Next movement : Act V (108 min.); Water is rising (8 min.).

disc 1. Act I (65 min.) ; Act II (62 min.) -- disc 2. Act III (58 min.) ; Act IV (70 min.).

Venice International Film Festival, 2006: Venice Horizons Documentary Award, Human Rights Film Network Award; Image Awards, 2007: Image Award (nominated); Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, 2007: BCFA Award (nominated); American Cinema Editors, 2007: best edited documentary (nominated).

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