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World Trade Center: In Memoriam 9/11/01 (2002)
At 8:47 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, the city that never sleeps was jolted into its worst nightmare as a tragic chain of events unfolded. With Rudy Giuliani as a guide, this documentary follows the then-mayor and his staff from their first realization, through despair and tears, to a deep strength that would emerge within a new America. It is a poignant and unique historical record of New York City's most fateful day.
Twin Towers (2003)
Winner of the 2002 Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject, this film chronicles the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Towers. Filmmakers Bill Guttentag and Robert David Port joined Harlem police as they arrived at the chaotic scene after jet airplanes had struck the two buildings. The film captures the harrowing reality of the attacks as the officers cope with disbelief and fear while remaining focused on saving lives.
9/11 - The Filmmakers' Commemorative Edition (2002)
This heartfelt documentary was created by award-winning French filmmakers Jules and Gedeon Naudet, who simply set out to make a movie about a rookie NYC fireman and ended up filming the tragic event that changed our lives forever. The program includes additional footage and interviews with the heroic firefighters, rescue workers and the Naudet brothers, providing exclusive insight to their extraordinary firsthand experience of the day's events.
World Trade Center - Anatomy of the Collapse (2002)
Although the horrific details of the infamous September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center were replayed by the American media for weeks afterward, many questions still continue to haunt the public. Originally produced for The Learning Channel, this documentary aims to dissect the incident in detail through CGI graphics, interviews with witnesses and discussions with those who designed and engineered the buildings.
NOVA - Why the Towers Fell (2002)
The acclaimed NOVA production team uses the theories of physics, engineering and architecture to explain, as the title plainly tells it, how the collapse of two buildings became a catastrophe of historic and horrific proportions. Scientists examine footage of the two planes crashing into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and present their conclusions about flaws in the structures that may have contributed to their demise.
WTC - The First 24 Hours (2001)
Shot independently over a 24-hour period, the film offers an intimate portrait of the incredible horror and humanity that emerged at "Ground Zero" in the wake of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Without any commentary or music, the images and sounds -- the fires and ashes, the emptiness and chaos, the desolate outskirts of New York's once-bustling financial center -- speak for themselves. Director: Etienne Sauret
The 9/11 "peace" symbol was created by Andy Leipzig of Zig Studios.
Here is what he wrote about the creation of this symbol:
"The symbol was created because (my) peace was turned upside down. The
towers framework should always keep us looking up. It came to me during the memorial competition process as a symbol for
my concept of a memorial park re: http://planetzig.com/wtcmp.html ,
then took on a life of it's own."