‘Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience’ is a film that commemorates the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, debuting on HBO on September 11, 2011, at 8:46 a.m. ET, ten years to the minute that American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into World Trade Center One, on HBO, according to an August 31, 2011, media announcement from HBO.
BEYOND 9/11: PORTRAITS OF RESILIENCE is a presentation of TIME magazine in association with HBO,. The film is described as a moving portrait of previously untold stories, captured in words and images, of a group of men and women who led America, moved the nation and sacrificed for it, in the hours, days and months that followed September11, 2001.
The film debuts on September 11 at 8:46 a.m. on HBO and will air again at 7:00 p.m. on HBO2. As part of a multimedia TIME initiative, the film will also be available on September 11 on a variety of platforms, including HBO.com, HBO GO, HBO On Demand, YouTube, the HBO Facebook page and TIME.com. In addition, the film will be offered for free on multiple platforms by participating television service providers.
‘Beyond 9/11: Portraits of Resilience’ presents a memorable video collection of dramatic testimonials from U.S. leaders, firefighters, flight attendants, veterans, family members and, for the first time, survivors who miraculously escaped from above the impact zone of World Trade Center Tower Two. The film includes archival photos and video footage, but the power of the documentary,comes from the faces and raw emotions of the interviewees, who are filmed in front of a white screen speaking bluntly and emotionally about the traumas they experienced, the losses they shouldered, and the resolve and support that sustained them over the past decade.
The ‘Beyond 9/11’ project also includes a special issue of TIME (hitting newsstands Friday, September 9) and a 112-page commemorative book, which feature photographs from award-winning photographer Marco Grob. There is also a special TIME.com website and a multi-media exhibit of photographs by Grob at New York’s Milk Gallery. CNN will also be airing BEYOND 9/11: PORTRAITS OF RESILIENCE, along with their other 9/11 anniversary-related programming.
BEYOND 9/11: PORTRAITS OF RESILIENCE is a presentation of TIME in association with HBO; executive producers, Richard Stengel and Kira Pollack; edited by Phillip Schopper, HBO; interviews by Kate Pickert, Paul Moakley, Kira Pollack and Mark Thompson.
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