After the Storm Poster

After the Storm

Release Date: August 3rd, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Broadway actors travel to post-Katrina New Orleans to help teenagers from the city's Lower Ninth Ward put on a production of the musical "Once on This Island."



Genres: Documentary

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  • It's an engaging piece of humanistic storytelling. show more

  • Shallow snapshots don’t diminish the raw emotional potency of this inspiring tale, in which art provides in-need kids with both an escape from daily hardship and a vehicle for restoring confidence in themselves and the future. show more

  • Directed by Hilla Medalia with exactly the right balance of musical theater and personal drama, After the Storm presents a touching affirmation of the healing power of right-brain stimulation. show more

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