Historically, the most important events in world history became fiction and were also told through documentaries. One of the most important events in recent years was the attack on the Twin Towers of September 11, 2001. The event changed the course of history; since the attack on Pearl Harbor (fact that can be seen in the homonymous movie of Michael Bay o en Midway, from Roland Emmerich) the United States did not receive an attack on its own territory.
The attack on the Twin Towers was brought to the big screen with movies like World Trade Center, with Nicolas cage and Michael Pena, but it was also told in the form of a documentary. The amount of realizations that were presented on this event are uncountable. From Spoiler We will mention four of those that were presented and we will tell you where you can see them.
Probably the best known of all documentaries is the one he developed Michael Moore. Launched in 2004, it tells of the events leading up to the attack and also talks about the consequences it had, with the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003. One of the strongest points is the connection established between Osama Bin Laden, the face of the terrorist attack, and the bush family. In addition, it is reported that George W. Bush he won the election with voter fraud in Florida. The documentary is available at YouTube.
Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror
Netflix has its own documentary on the attack of September 11, 2001. It was made by Brian Knappenberger and it is divided into five parts of an hour. Former members of the CIA, American military and Afghan soldiers were part of the construction of this story, where they also interviewed survivors. As cited in Deadline, the director’s position suggests that modern history is divided into two: before and after the attack.
9/11: Inside the President’s War Room
On the side of Apple TV comes a documentary focused exclusively on the way in which George W. Bush lived the attacks during September 11. It starts from the infamous scene in which he was filmed in a kindergarten, where he seems not to know what is going on, and also shows his closest collaborators, such as the National Security Advisor, Condoleeza Rice, and the Secretary of State, Colin Powell. Directed by Adam Wishart, lasts 90 minutes and is narrated by Jeff Daniels.
The History special
History was prepared to commemorate the 20 years of the September 11 attack with five episodes in total in which the theories that were generated around the attack on the twin towers, the flights that were hijacked by the terrorists, the history of the buildings, the attack on the Pentagon and what happened to Osama Bin Laden. They will be broadcast between today and tomorrow, each one focused on a different aspect and they will be able to add documentaries on demand such as 102 minutes that changed history, 9/11 Code Angel, The last minutes of flight 93, Days that marked history, e ISIS: Extreme Terrorism.
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