Some Films, Videos, and DVD's

Forgotten Communities, Unmet Promises: An unfolding tragedy on the Gulf Coast. Directed by George Giglio and Steve Liss. Narrated by Danny Glover. 2006. (

Heroes, Not Looters -- Eyewitness New Orleans and Houston.
A 15 minute DVD produced by the ANSWER Coalition, Sept. 2005.

I Won’t Drown on that Levee and You Ain’t Gonna Break My Back.
Critical Resistance. A DVD directed by Ashley Hunt of the Corrections Documentary Project. 2006. (

Monica Dillon, songwriter, discusses her song, ‘When the Levees Broke.' VIDEO/SONG

The Lower Ninth: Ground Zero for Reparations and Education.
A 17 minute DVD by K-C Nat Turner. Aug. 29, 2006.
Email: naturner [at] berkeley [dot] ed

The Unmasking of New Orleans: Documentary on Hurricane Katrina.
A DVD Produced by Final Call Inc Broadcasting. 2006.
( or call 1-866-602-1230. ext 200)

This Is My Home. The Fight for Public Housing. The Advancement Project. ( Spring, 2007. DVD

Voices From the Gulf Coast. 10 Families tell their stories.
A collaboration of Brave New Foundation and the Ella Baker Center. ( VIDEO (

When the Levees Broke. A Four Hour Documentary by Spike Lee.
DVD (Available to rent at video stores?)

When the Saints Go Marching In. (About the housing crisis in New Orleans). Sept. 2007. A collaboration between Brave New Foundation and the Advancement Project. ( DVD

New Orleans Human Rights Film Festivals
Films, Videos and DVD’s from the
2006 and 2007

For info on how to obtain films from their distributors,
please email info [at] nolahumanrights [dot] org