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Wade in the Water, Children (2007)

Wade in the Water (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary | 23 October 2007 (USA)
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Through a passionate mixture of private videos, uncensored interviews and school-day adventures, the children of New Orleans' notoriously violent Central City neighborhood have created a ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Wilie Batiste Wilie Batiste
Avis Brock Avis Brock
Jonathon Brookin Jonathon Brookin
Alfred Cobbins Alfred Cobbins
Barbara Cook Barbara Cook
Jessica Duhon Jessica Duhon
Brenton Edwards Brenton Edwards
Douglas Evans Douglas Evans
Rose Gilliam Rose Gilliam
Tawanee Green Tawanee Green
Anitra Howard Anitra Howard
Troy Johnson Troy Johnson
Mitch Landrieu
Nathaniel Lang Nathaniel Lang
Derion Mathis Derion Mathis
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Through a passionate mixture of private videos, uncensored interviews and school-day adventures, the children of New Orleans' notoriously violent Central City neighborhood have created a riveting portrait of childhood at the heart of an ongoing American crisis. No one set out to make a film: six months after Katrina, filmmakers Elizabeth Wood and Gabriel Nussbaum moved to New Orleans with a free art program, devised to help students creatively express their thoughts in response to the chaos of the storm. Their documentary-filmmaking class at Singleton Charter School at the local YMCA invited students to take video cameras home, and tell their stories on their own terms. The results quickly transcended the classroom. 300 hours of deeply personal video-tape later, "Wade in the Water, Children" took shape. Through their own remarkably honest and unusual footage, we enter the students shuttered housing projects, fractured families, flooded homes and darkened streets. We discover a New ... Written by www.wadeinthewaterdoc.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 October 2007 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Bank Street Films See more »
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Stereo

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Color (HD)

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1.78 : 1
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