Spike Lee Screens New Hurricane Katrina Film

Film takes a look at how plans to rebuild the city have turned out five years later.


Filmmaker Spike Lee screened portions of his new documentary, If God Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise, at the Mahalia Jackson Theater in New Orleans. Among those attending were Mayor Mitch Landrieu and New Orleans Hornets star guard Chris Paul. The film takes a look at how the plans to rebuild New Orleans after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina have played out over the last five years. This is Lee's second film on Hurricane Katrina; the first was When the Levees Broke. The film will air on HBO on Aug. 23 and 24.

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