CNN Films said today it has acquired Jules and Gédéon Naudet’s documentary 9/11 and will show it on the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, writes Lisa de Moraes of Deadline Hollywood.
They will add an introduction by Denis Leary and re-title the film 9/11 Fifteen Years Later. The “new” film will debut in the USA on CNN with limited commercial interruption, on Sunday, September 11, 2016, at 8:00pm and again at 11:00pm. CNN International will show the film on the same day at 6:00am, 3:00pm, and 8:00pm.
In the nearly 15 years since 2,973 people were murdered in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the U.S. government has undertaken measures designed to prevent further attacks. Despite this, Adam Taylor of the Washington Post reports that 42% of Americans feel less safe than before 9/11 and 89% feel that terrorism will be part of life in the future.
The poll was conducted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
Australian photographer Nathan Edwards, who witnessed the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, has found a woman he searched for since the attacks.
On September 11, 2001, Edwards found a photo of a woman and small child in the rubble. He wanted to know whether the people in the photo were and how they had been affected by the attacks.
To see a video of Edwards’ search — and how he found Jennifer Rothschild Robinson — click here.Robinson’s office at Ohrenstein & Brown was on the 86th floor of the North Tower. She was on vacation the day of the attacks.