Are there any documentaries on Hurricane Katrina?

Are there any documentaries on Hurricane Katrina?

Katrina Babies builds on HBO’s legacy as the home of one of the definitive documentaries about Katrina’s devastation, Spike Lee’s 2006 When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, which won three Emmy awards and a Peabody.

What’s the name of the movie about Hurricane Katrina?

Hurricane Season (film)

Hurricane Season
Written by Robert Eisele
Produced by Raymond Brothers Scott Glassgold
Starring Forest Whitaker Maia Moore Taraji P. Henson Bow Wow Isaiah Washington Robbie Jones Jackie Long
Cinematography Larry Blanford

What are 3 interesting facts about Hurricane Katrina?

Hurricane Katrina Facts

  • Saffir-Simpson Rating: Category 5 Hurricane.
  • Highest 1-Minute Sustained Winds: 175 mph (280 km/h)
  • Damage: $125 Billion (USD in 2005)
  • Death Toll: 1,833.
  • Katrina Formed: August 23rd, 2005.
  • Katrina Dissipated: August 31st, 2005.
  • Affected Countries: The Bahamas, Cuba and the United States of America.

Why is Hurricane Katrina so memorable?

Hurricane Katrina was the largest and 3rd strongest hurricane ever recorded to make landfall in the US. In New Orleans, the levees were designed for Category 3, but Katrina peaked at a Category 5 hurricane, with winds up to 175 mph. An estimated 80% of New Orleans was under water, up to 20 ft deep in places.

How many people died in Hurricane Katrina?

1,833Hurricane Katrina / Total fatalities

With maximum sustained winds of 175 mph, the storm killed a total of 1,833 people and left millions homeless in New Orleans and along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

What storm came right after Katrina?

When Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, it put storm preparedness measures that were put in place after Hurricane Katrina to the test. A $14 billion system of fortified levees and floodgates that were launched after Katrina successfully protected New Orleans from flooding.

How long is Cut Throat City?

2h 12mCut Throat City / Running time