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10 Years Later: Hurricane Katrina Through the Lens of Filmmakers
If only Hurricane Katrina were just a hurricane. Its implications—political, racial, economical, and so on—meant that this disaster had the potential to ravage one of America’s most iconic towns. For that very reason, the events engendered an outpouring of artistic commentary, not the least of which was presented in the form of sobering documentaries.
Three's a Crowd for Ejiofor, Pine, and Robbie in 'Z for Zachariah'
A Trip Down Memory Lane On Robert Redford's Birthday
'The Diary of a Teenage Girl' Explores a Sexual Coming-of-Age
While introducing The Diary of a Teenage Girl last January at the Sundance Film Festival, Senior Programmer David Courier prepared the audience to meet two striking new talents. He noted that he was honored to have Marielle Heller, an alum of the Sundance Institute Screenwriters and Directors Labs, return with her debut feature, and predicted actress Bel Powley’s future is “so bright that we’re going to be seeing her work here for years to come.”