Screening

Das veränderte Amerika

ARTE
07 Sep 2021

President George W. Bush participates in a reading demonstration the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, at Emma E. Booker Elementary School in Sarasota, Fla. Photo by Eric Draper, Courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Library

It’s September 11, 2001. George W. Bush is sitting in an elementary school in Florida reading a book with the children. News of the terrorist attack reached him in the middle of class. The pictures go around the world and the children, all people of color, become a media event. What happened to you almost 20 years later? The everyday life of the meanwhile young adults is characterized by a lack of opportunities, precarious family relationships and police violence. « 9/11 Kids – The Changed America » shows in impressive portraits the conflicts that have grown over decades and recently erupted in the « Black Lives Matter » protests …

A documentary for ARTE by Gebrüder Beetz Filmproduktion Berlin GmbH & Co. KG.

7 September, 8:15 pm live on ARTE: 

arte.tv/de/live/

gebrueder-beetz.de/produktionen/911kids