This Sunday marks the 10-year anniversary of the tragic September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and rural Pennsylvania. All weekend long, various channels will be airing their own documentaries to commemorate the 10-year-anniversary. If you need to find one to watch, check out this list.
RealityBlurred.com has provided a list of several 9/11 Anniversary documentaries airing this weekend. If you can’t decide which one to watch, or need to find one, check out this list:
REBIRTH – SHOWTIME, 9/11, 9:00p.m. – A film by Jim Whitaker that follows five New Yorkers, checking in with them every year for 10 years. Showtime says this gives us “a tangible snapshot through the stages of grief to recovery and sometimes, back again.”
9/11: TEN YEARS LATER – CBS – 9/11, 8:00pm – An updated of the Emmy award-winning film hosted by Robert De Niro. CBS says it “contains the only known footage of the first plane striking the World Trade Center and the only footage from inside Ground Zero during the attacks, will also include footage from events marking the 10th anniversary, as well as new interviews with many of the firefighters who were featured in the original program.”
BEYOND 9/11: PORTRAITS OF RESILIENCE – HBO – 9/11, 8:46am ET, HBO 2 7pm – Produced by Time magazine, HBO says, “focuses on the previously untold stories, captured in words and images, of a group of men and women” including “U.S. leaders, firefighters, flight attendants, veterans, family members and, for the first time, survivors.”
PORTRAITS FROM GROUND ZERO – A&E – 9/10, 10pm – One of two photographers who had full access to Ground Zero after the attacks, Andrea Booher. A&E says the special “will feature the subjects of Booher’s harrowing photographs including: a firefighter searching for the body of his life-long friend; a teenage girl mourning her stepfather; a Franciscan friar ministering to the dead; and the future FDNY Chief of Department worrying about a potential building collapse,”.
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9/11: DAY THAT CHANGED THE WORLD – SMITHSONIAN – 9/10, 8:00pm - Smithsonian Channel says that “the decision-makers tell their story, hour-by-hour, and their words are woven with real-time audio, recordings from flight control centers, and archival footage shot on the day itself—including Air Force One.”
GEORGE W. BUSH: THE 9/11 INTERVIEW – NATIONAL GEO – 9/11, 9:00pm – A documentary based on a two-day interview with George Bush. According to the network, “never discussed on camera what he was thinking and feeling, and what drove his real-time, life-or-death decisions in the first minutes, hours and days after the attacks,” including what he was thinking when in that infamous moment when Andrew Card whispered in his ear while he was in a classroom.
9/11: WHERE WERE YOU? – NATIONAL GEO – 9/11, 2:00pm – Nat Geo says this documentary “captures the life-and-death decisions people made amid the chaos of the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath,” including an FAA operations manager who grounded all planes and a paramedic who went to the crash site in Pennsylvania.
9/11: HEROES OF THE 88TH FLOOR – TLC – 9/11, 9:00pm – Interviews and reenactments are used to tell the story of two men who helped rescue 77 people from the 88th floor of the north tower.