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1
Release Date:
13 December 2006 (Finland) See more »
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Tagline:
An American Tragedy
Plot:
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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 95 of 104)
Darleen Asevedo ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Jay Asevedo ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Shelton Shakespear Alexander ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Lee Arnold ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Gralen Bryant Banks ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
John Barry ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Robert Bea ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)

Harry Belafonte ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Wilhelmina Blanchard ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)

Terence Blanchard ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Kathleen Blanco ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)

Douglas Brinkley ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Joseph Bruno ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Karen Carter ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Louis Cataldie ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Judith Morgan ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Cheryl Livaudais ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Will Chittenden ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Eddie Compass ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Harry Cook ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Sarah Dean ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Petri Laurimaa ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Emil Dumesnil ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Michael Eric Dyson ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Felton Earls ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Paris Ervin ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Sylvester Francis ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Herbert Freeman Jr. ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)

Dale Girard ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Louella P. Givens ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Anita Gupta ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Glenn Hall ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)

Josephine Butler ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Donald Harrison ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Darnell Herrington ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Corey Hebert ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Damon Hewitt ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Freddie Hicks ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Justin Hite ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Fred Johnson ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Michael Katz ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Michael Knight ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Mitch Landrieu ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)

Phyllis Montana LeBlanc ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Trymaine Lee ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Brendan Loy ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Calvin Mackie ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Ben Marble ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)

Wynton Marsalis ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Kevin A. Martin ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Hassan Mashriqui ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Audrey Mason ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Betty McHale ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Charles McHale ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
David Meeks ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Joseph Melancon ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)

Gina Montana ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Henry Morgan ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Marc H. Morial ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Cynthia Hedge-Morrell ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Arthur Morrell ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Joycelynn Moses ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Anthony Dunn ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Ray Nagin ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Linda Novak ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)

Soledad O'Brien ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)

Sean Penn ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Bennie Pete ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)

Wendell Pierce ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Kimberly Polk ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
James Pullings Jr. ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Garland Robinette ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Robert Rocque ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Junior Rodriguez ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Daina Saulny ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Michael Scott Schlacter ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Jeffrey David Schultz ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Jay Scully ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Mike Seelig ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Lewis Setliff III ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)

Al Sharpton ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Brian Thevenot ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Charley Varley ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Ivor Van Heerden ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Elder William Walker Jr. ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Rhonda Washington ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)

Kanye West ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Roy Williams ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Lois Armstrong ... Herself - CNN anchor (2 episodes, 2006)
Chirrie Harris ... Herself - Interviwee (2 episodes, 2006)
Tanya Harris ... Herself - Interviwee (2 episodes, 2006)
Florence Jackson ... Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Shawn Kael ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Douglas Kiesling ... Himself - Weather Paparazzi & Major Katrina Stock Footage Source (2 episodes, 2006)

Spike Lee ... Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
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Series Directed by
Spike Lee (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Produced by
Michele LeBlanc .... executive producer (4 episodes, 2006)
Jacqueline Glover .... supervising producer (2 episodes, 2006)
Spike Lee .... producer (2 episodes, 2006)
Sheila Nevins .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2006)
Samuel D. Pollard .... producer (2 episodes, 2006)
Butch Robinson .... line producer (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Original Music by
Terence Blanchard (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Cinematography by
Cliff Charles (4 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Film Editing by
Geeta Gandbhir (4 episodes, 2006)
Nancy Novack (4 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Production Management
Hélio Bodini .... production supervisor (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Sound Department
Bob Chefalas .... re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 2006)
Marko A. Costanzo .... foley artist (4 episodes, 2006)
Stuart Deutsch .... production sound mixer (4 episodes, 2006)
Charles R. Hunt .... production sound mixer (4 episodes, 2006)
Ken Ishii .... production sound mixer (4 episodes, 2006)
Douglas Murray .... re-recording mixer (4 episodes, 2006)
Fred Rosenberg .... supervising sound editor (4 episodes, 2006)
Bo Walker .... production sound mixer (4 episodes, 2006)
Allan Zaleski .... sound effects editor (4 episodes, 2006)
Lawrence Loewinger .... sound mixer (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Visual Effects by
J. John Corbett .... visual effects (2 episodes, 2006)
Benjamin Murray .... digital effects artist (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Pyare Fortunato .... camera operator / first assistant camera (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Ethan Borsuk .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2006)
Brian Paul Carlson .... key grip (2 episodes, 2006)
Lamont Crawford .... key grip: New York (2 episodes, 2006)
Nicholas Hahn .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2006)
Penelope Helmer .... camera loader (2 episodes, 2006)
David Lee .... still photographer (2 episodes, 2006)
Tommy Maddox-Upshaw .... camera operator / gaffer (2 episodes, 2006)
Natalia Quintana .... camera loader: day player (2 episodes, 2006)
Jonathan E. Robinson .... film loader (2 episodes, 2006)
Ricardo Sarmiento .... camera operator: second unit (2 episodes, 2006)
Pierson Silver .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2006)
Waris Supanpong .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 2006)
Jeff Taylor .... second assistant camera: "b" camera: day player (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Editorial Department
Dan Liu .... assistant editor (4 episodes, 2006)
Samuel D. Pollard .... supervising editor (4 episodes, 2006)
Daniel Oh .... post-production intern (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Location Management
Batou Chandler .... location manager (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Music Department
Marvin R. Morris .... music editor (4 episodes, 2006)
Derrick Hodge .... musician (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Other crew
Bryan W. Carpenter .... executive protection: Global Tactical Services (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Tamara Martial-Dolcy .... assistant: research (5 episodes, 2006-2007)
Michele LeBlanc .... legal and tax credit counsel / tax credit counsel (4 episodes, 2006)
Judy Aley .... research and clearance (2 episodes, 2006)
Les Arceneaux .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
Nathan A. Aronson .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
John Baker .... assistant: producer (2 episodes, 2006)
Patrick Barnes .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
Mike Brown .... production intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Eleanor Burke .... production intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Robin Chambless .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2006)
Mahalia Cohen .... production intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Lowell Freedman .... set production assistant: New York (2 episodes, 2006)
Edward Holub .... additional footage (2 episodes, 2006)
Marquette Jones .... production intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Eli Akira Kaufman .... intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Cinqué Lee .... video archivist (2 episodes, 2006)
Tara Linn .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
A. Sayeeda Moreno .... production intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Lucy Mulloy .... production intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Jessica C. Nolfo .... researcher (2 episodes, 2006)
Eden Marie Picazo .... archival intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Dee Rees .... intern (2 episodes, 2006)
Carmen L. Scott .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
Safiya Songhai .... production intern (2 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Thanks
James L. Bills .... acknowledgment: additional footage provided by (2 episodes, 2006)
Burton Chatelain Jr. .... acknowledgment: footage courtesy of (2 episodes, 2006)
 

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"When the Levees Broke" - USA (short title)
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15 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Honesty, 24 August 2006
Author: Barbara DonattoWilliams (inpencil) from United States

Mr. Lee;

Thank you for the documentary we really needed it. So many of us were so misinformed. Thank You so much NOLA citizens for your honesty and courage to tell the truth and let America know that this was not just about African Americans; it was about Americans. The media was so awful; Refugees. We are American citizens. Why did we get so self centered and not allow other countries to assist us; we always run to other countries aide. Where are we right now. How many service members live in NOLA? Why no one was allowed to assist us? I am so upset and disappointed. I have been in Mortgage Banking industry over 20 yrs and the scam that the hazard insurance companies and mortgage companies are pulling is just a crock of crap. I just so sick!!!!!!! I donot want to even tell people in my travels that I am from America.

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