When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts

  • 2006
  • 1 Season
  • TV-14

Spike Lee examines the struggles in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Lee's first of eight visits was three months after the storm hit. He conducted interviews with scores of people from all walks of life, including rescue workers, displaced residents, community leaders, government officials, journalists and native celebrities.

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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
Acclaimed director Spike Lee presents this four-part HBO documentary event that recounts one of the United States' most profound natural disasters--th (more…)
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
Acclaimed director Spike Lee presents this four-part HBO documentary event that recounts one of the United States' most profound natural disasters--th (more…)
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
Acclaimed director Spike Lee presents this four-part HBO documentary event that recounts one of the United States' most profound natural disasters--th (more…)
When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts
Acclaimed director Spike Lee presents this four-part HBO documentary event that recounts one of the United States' most profound natural disasters--th (more…)

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When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (Epilogue) Season 1, Episode 5 Aug 20, 2007 Subscription

A never-before-seen chapter in Spike Lee's HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005.

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (Act 4) Season 1, Episode 4 Aug 30, 2006 Subscription

Act 4 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans in 2005.

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (Act 3) Season 1, Episode 3 Aug 30, 2006 Subscription

Act 3 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans in 2005.

When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts (Act 2) Season 1, Episode 2 Aug 22, 2006 Subscription

Act 2 of 4. Spike Lee's four-part HBO documentary event that recounts the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans in 2005.

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