Filmed over the ensuing years after the attack on New York's World Trade Center, this documentary takes a look a the physical and emotional healing process involved in the aftermath of such a tragedy.
A Living History of the Human Spirit Coping with Disaster
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Learning From Disaster: Film and Understanding Our Resiliency after 9/11. Columbia University, New York - April 15, 2009. A 30-minute preview of the major documentary film Project Rebirth followed by a discussion with director Jim Whitaker and faculty members from Columbia University and Georgetown University who are engaging their students with Project Rebirth media materials across a wide range of disciplines. The evening's presentations included: Welcome by Brian Rafferty - Chairman, Project Rebirth Board of Directors. The Strength of the Human Spirit: Introduction by John J. DeGioia, President of Georgetown University. The Healing Power of Memory: Keynote remarks by Alice Greenwald, National September 11 Memorial and Museum Director. The Journeys of Project Rebirth: The filmmaker's story by Project Rebirth Founder and Director Jim Whitaker. Panel Discussion led by John J. DeGioia with Jim Whitaker and faculty participants from various departments of Columbia & Georgetown Universities. See more