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Showing posts with label Disaster. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Disaster. Show all posts

Sep 30, 2019

Cajun Navy (2019)


A group of citizens unite to help the victims of Hurricane Florence after the government is too slow to respond.

Sep 7, 2019

The Highwater Trilogy (2006)


Divided into three sections, Bill Morrison's The Highwater Trilogy examines our relationship to the threat of natural disaster by combining archival footage of icebergs, hurricanes, and floods with a soundtrack by David Lang and Michael Gordon.

The Great Flood (2012)


The Mississippi River Flood of 1927 was the most destructive river flood in American history. In the spring of 1927, the river broke out of its banks in 145 places and inundated 27,000 square miles to a depth of up to 30 feet. Part of it enduring legacy was the mass exodus of displaced sharecroppers. Musically, the Great Migration of rural southern blacks to Northern cities saw the Delta Blues electrified and reinterpreted as the Chicago Blues, Rhythm and Blues, and Rock and Roll. Using minimal text and no spoken dialog, filmmaker Bill Morrison and composer - guitarist Bill Frisell have created a powerful portrait of a seminal moment in American history through a collection of silent images matched to a searing original soundtrack.

Aug 25, 2019

Hurricane on the Bayou (2006)


A documentary on the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Aug 22, 2019

Diving Into the Unknown (2016)


After a terrible accident deep inside an underwater cave, the survivors are forced to risk their own lives to bring the bodies of their friends home.

Aug 21, 2019

Fire at Sea (2016)


Shot on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa during the European migrant crisis, and sets the migrants' dangerous Mediterranean crossing against a background of the ordinary life of the islanders.

Aug 11, 2019

4.1 Miles (2016)


A coast guard captain on a small Greek island is suddenly charged with saving thousands of refugees from drowning at sea.

Jul 27, 2019

Welcome to Sodom (2018)


Hundreds of thousands of mobile phones, LCD TVs, notebooks and the likes become useless and "out" relatively soon and end up in Ghana where children and adolescents dismantle them in toxic smoke. A "clean" business for some, a poisonous routine for others.

Jul 19, 2019

The Coming Convergence (2017)



Through newly discovered geological and statistical patterns, many believe it can be proven that the Tribulation is about to begin!

Jul 2, 2019

Last Breath (2019)



A commercial diver is stranded on the seabed with 5 minutes of oxygen, but no chance of rescue for more than 30 minutes. With access to amazing archive, this is the true story of one man's impossible fight for survival.


Jun 27, 2019

Sherpa (2015)



A brawl on Everest? Director Jennifer Peedom set out to uncover tension in the 2014 Everest climbing season from the Sherpas' point of view and instead captured a tragedy when an avalanche struck, killing 16 Sherpas. Sherpa tells the story of how the Sherpas united after the tragedy in the face of fierce opposition, to reclaim the mountain they call Chomolungma.

Jun 25, 2019

TWA Flight 800 (2013)



A thought-provoking documentary about the ill-fated Trans World Airline Flight 800 to Paris, France, which exploded on July 17, 1996 just 12 minutes after takeoff from JFK International Airport, killing all 230 people on board. The special features six former members of the official crash investigation breaking their silence to refute the officially proposed cause of the jetliner's demise and reveal how the investigation was systematically undermined.


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