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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
Vol. 60, No. 2 (Winter 2006), pp. 4-10
Published by: University of California Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/fq.2006.60.2.4
Page Count: 7
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ABSTRACT Spike Lee's documentary about the Hurricane Katrina disaster in New Orleans is a harrowing assemblage of personal testimonies from city residents and an indictment of the response from government agencies. This review analyzes When the Levees Broke as a documentary film and a powerful testimony to a catastrophe.
Film Quarterly © 2006 University of California Press