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After the Storm

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary, Documentary, Documentary
Release Date:September 2, 2009
Running time:89 minutes
Cast:Rayan Arnold, Annie Britton, Eric T. Calhoun Jr., Griffin Collins III, Deshawn Dabney, Rayan Arnold, Annie Britton, Eric T. Calhoun Jr., Griffin Collins III, Deshawn Dabney, Rayan Arnold, Annie Britton, Eric T. Calhoun Jr., Griffin Collins III, Deshawn Dabney
Director:Hilla Medalia, Hilla Medalia, Hilla Medalia
Producer:EJH Produtions, EJH Produtions, EJH Produtions
Writer:Hilla Medalia, Hilla Medalia, Hilla Medalia

Web Site: http://www.afterthestormfoundation.org/

Description: "After the Storm" is a feature-length documentary film that follows the production of the musical "Once on this Island" from auditions through performances and also includes the story of each young actor's life in the wake of Katrina. The focus is not on rescues, evacuations and losses, but on survival, hopes and dreams. The film explores the cultural landscape of New Orleans as seen through the eyes of these teenage artists. The goal of the film -- through character development and a narrative scene structure -- is to create an emotional and entertaining storytelling experience that celebrates the spirit and culture of New Orleans at a specific point in history. "After the Storm" depicts a unique American city and how it is beginning to piece itself back together. The film also explores how art can be used as a tool for healing and growth and the power a community wields by sharing its story, locally and beyond.

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