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Spike Lee lets Katrina survivors tell the story in their own incredible words. “…What you’ll remember is the valor and humor of the people of New Orleans, determined to rebuild.” – Rolling Stone

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The film is that rare documentary that has romance, comedy and a surprise ending that makes you feel as if you could fly out of the theater…” Bruce Newman, San Jose Mercury News 

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“In 1964, producer Apted set out to prove the Jesuit maxim, ‘Give me a child until he is seven and I will show you the man.’ He interviewed 13 British children from very different backgrounds and classes, asking them what they wanted to be when they grew up, if they wanted to get married and have children, and what they thought was the difference between rich and poor, among other queries. Every seven years for the next 35 years he reinterviewed the same subjects, on basically the same topics, revealing their changing hopes and dreams, the realities of their lives, and the effects their backgrounds have had, or may have had, on their choices and successes (and failures). This is an astonishing and fascinating undertaking, compelling in its investigations and thought-provoking in the extreme.”  – Library Journal

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