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.
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Research Article| December 01 2006
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
Film Quarterly (2006) 60 (2): 4–10.
Ernest Callenbach; When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts. Film Quarterly 1 December 2006; 60 (2): 4–10. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2006.60.2.4
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