• Elliott

    ★★★★½

    One of the greatest documentaries of all time.
    Leave it to Spike Lee to turn what could have been a standard non-fiction film chronicling the tragedies of Hurricane Katrina into a sprawling, operatic and deeply moving examination of race relations throughout American culture, history, society and politics. Instead of simply focusing on the natural disaster, Lee casts his net far and wide, encompassing the roots of New Orleans slave trade, the famous musical culture and the political backdrop that allowed…

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