After Katrina: Rebuilding St. Bernard Parish
23 minutes / All ages / 2006 / United States of America / Average:
A sensitive elegy to a working-class community's destroyed neighborhood and its passionate commitment to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Months after Hurricane Katrina barreled through New Orleans, the reality of what returning residents faced was tremendously misreported. This documentary focuses on the challenges and hardships of residents returning to St. Bernard Parish and the devastation that awaits them. An entire community was destroyed under the floods after the levees burst, displacing many thousands of families. With little government organization, slow relief, and abundant confusion, residents struggled recover.