A National Geographic six-part documentary for the 20th Anniversary of horrifying 9/11 attacks
On the 29th of August, the first person stories from the first respondents and survivors who were present will chronicle events of that day. The series, 9/11: One day In America will be aired by the Nat Geo.
Nat Geo has collaborated with the 9/11 Museum and Memorial for the series. This series is divided into 6 parts and it will provide a detailed and deep view of the incident.
The network said that Nat Geo will air 9/11: One Day In America with a limited interruption during four consecutive nights. On Hulu, the following day, episodes will be available.
72 award winning Films and Managing Director Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin have produced the series (LA 92, Undefeated).
“Exactly where we were on September 11, 2001, we all remember. In the midst of tragedy, chaos and truth. We also remember heroism, selflessness and humanity in their incredible achievements on this day,” says Courtney Monroe, president, National Geographic Content.
“These stories we are trying to immortalise and to continue the legacy of authentic, powerful storytelling by National Geographic that offers a deeper sense of important historical events.”
The filmmaking team have gone through 951 hours of footage related to the 9/11 attack. This footages included some of the never seen before testimonials and incident footages.
Episode 1: First Response
The first episode of the series was premiered on June 11. It was premiered as an official selection at Tribeca Film Festival.
The seven-part film series covers the period of seven hours, with the first episode of the Tribeca Film Festival – which opened on 11 July – running for about two hours.
It might have been 20 years, but the horrors of the attack continue to haunt the people.