Weaving 15 minutes of Roberts' ground zero footage shot the day before and the morning of the storm, with archival news segments, other home video, and verité footage they filmed over two years, director/producers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal document the journey of a young couple living on the margins who survive the storm and seize a chance for a new beginning. It won the Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival[2] Produziert wurde er von Tia Lessin und Carl Deal, die auch schon bei Fahrenheit 9/11 als Produzenten mitwirkten. The film appeared on several critics' top ten lists of the best films of 2008.[1]. Trouble the Water (2016), a collection of poems by Derrick Austin, probes the intersections of identity, race, art, and queer theory to interrogate and explore what it means to live in a “queer, black body” in contemporary America. Trouble the Water is distributed by Zeitgeist Films and premiered in theaters in New York City and Los Angeles on August 22, 2008, followed by a national release in more than 200 theaters. August 2020 um 04:37 Uhr bearbeitet. Trouble the Water is a 2008 documentary film produced and directed by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal. „Superb... One of the best American documentaries in recent memory.“, „Indelible... will pin you to your seat.“, „Endlessly moving, artlessly magnificent.“. Eingeschlossen in ihrem Haus in New Orleans halten sie die Ausmaße des Sturmes und der Fluten mit einer Handkamera fest, kommentieren dies und äußern ihre Gedanken. Trouble the Water is available on DVD. Der Film zeigt das Schicksal Kimberly Rivers Roberts' und ihrem … Der Film gewann außerdem 2009 den Gotham Award als Beste Dokumentation, sowie den Council on Foundation's Henry Hampton Award (2008). Her name was Kimberly Roberts. Trouble the Water ist der Titel eines im Jahre 2008 veröffentlichten Dokumentarfilms. It features music by Massive Attack, Mary Mary, Citizen Cope, John Lee Hooker, The Roots, Dr. John and Blackkoldmadina. Darüber hinaus wurde Trouble the Water für den NAACP Image-Preis für herausragende Dokumentationen und für den Producers Guild of America-Preis nominiert (beide 2009). Born a slave, Robert Smalls commandeered a Confederate arms ship from the Charleston harbor, and with the woman he loved and a small crew of other slaves, delivered it to the Union Navy. It has also been nominated for an NAACP Image award for outstanding documentary and a Producers Guild of America award. as well as the Grand Jury Award, The Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights, and the Working Films Award at the 2008 Full Frame Documentary Festival, and the Special Jury Prize at the 2008 AFI/Silverdocs Festival. Trouble the Water is distributed by Zeitgeist Films and premiered in theaters in New York City and Los Ang… The extraordinary documentary "Trouble the Water" had an eyewitness in the city's 9th Ward, during the hurricane. It had its television premiere on HBO and has been rebroadcast on National Geographic Channel and Turner Classic Movies. Trouble the Water ist der Titel eines im Jahre 2008 veröffentlichten Dokumentarfilms. A few days earlier, she had purchased a video camera from a street hustler for $20 a week. Trouble the Water was presented in France, with French subtitles translated by Celine Prost. Named best documentary of 2008 by the African-American Film Critics Association and the Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and came in 2nd place for the National Film Critics Circle Award. The film portrays a young couple surviving Hurricane Katrina, leading them to face their own troubled past during the storm's aftermath, in a community abandoned long before the hurricane hit. Inspired by a true story, Trouble the Water is about risking everything for freedom. Trouble the Water explores issues of race, class, and the relationship of government to its citizens, issues that continue to haunt America, years after the levees failed in New Orleans. Der Film zeigt das Schicksal Kimberly Rivers Roberts' und ihrem Ehemann Scott während des Hurrikan Katrinas im August 2005. She was 24. Außerdem gewann der Film 2008 auf dem Sundance Film Festival den Großen Preis der Jury, erhielt den Working Films Award auf dem Full Frame Documentary Festival, den Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights und den Sonderpreis auf dem AFI/Silverdoc Festival (alle 2008). The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature in 2009 and an Emmy Award for best informational program in 2010. 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