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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

REBIRTH: Remembering Those of 9/11

As part of the commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the Vice President will host a screening of the documentary REBIRTH for Washington, DC, area college students. 

Jim Whitaker. Project Rebirth Founder and Director
REBIRTH is a full-length documentary which chronicles the lives of five people directly affected by the events on September 11th, 2001.  The subjects featured in the documentary include a survivor from the South Tower of the World Trade Center (WTC); a firefighter who survived the collapse of the WTC but lost his best friend; a high school student who lost his mother; a young woman who lost her fiancĂ©; and a construction worker who lost his brother, assisted with recovery efforts, and is presently helping to build the Freedom Tower.

The Vice President will be joined by Jim Whitaker, Director and Founder of Project Rebirth as well as four of the people featured in the documentary.

Several screenings of the documentary will take place around the country.  For a list of screenings click here.  Follow the film's progression via their YouTube Channel here.

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