The documentary that looks back on the terrorist attack of the Twin Towers in New York City premieres on Wednesday, September 11

By HBO Latin America | Posted on 2019-09-06

IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWERS: STUYVESANT HIGH ON 9/11, the documentary that looks back on the terrorist attack of the Twin Towers in New York City through the eyes of former students of Stuyvesant High School, premieres on Wednesday, September 11 on HBO and HBO GO. 

The HBO documentary revisits the events of the morning of September 11th through conversations with eight New Yorkers who attended Stuyvesant High School, located just blocks away from the World Trade Center. The former students relive the chaos of that day and reflect on how their lives and dreams for America were changed forever. The documentary explores how this attack continues to shape our world today.

Directed and produced by Amy Schatz, IN THE SHADOW OF THE TOWERS: STUYVESANT HIGH ON 9/11 also tells the heart-wrenching stories of students from various backgrounds and immigrant communities and the backlash they experienced against minorities following the attack.

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