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And many levees that failed weren't breached, but simply gave way because they had been improperly built on ground vulnerable to seepage. These facts, known to local residents, have not been quite as well disseminated to the larger public, which has
Shearer is known for his mockumentaries, but this film is plenty serious.
The Interview The Big Uneasy Blows Whistle on Corps of Engineers Tuesday, June 7, 2011 In The Big Uneasy , humorist, actor, and radio host Harry Shearer follows three investigators as they uncover the real story of why New Orleans flooded so
50 PM MDT Updated: 05/25/2011 11:20:54 PM MDT "The Big Uneasy," a damning new look at the onset and effects of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is agitating by design. We're supposed to feel anxious when we watch it not just "uneasy" about the structural
Got So F'd Up Written and directed by New Orleans resident Harry Shearer, The Big Uneasy illustrates in detail what many folks intuited or pieced together from news reports and other documentariesthat the disastrous, deadly effects of Hurricane
Harry Shearer may be listed as a humorist yet this film is sure to bring back dire memories for many in the Gulf region of the USA. This documentary film claims to show "the inside story of a disaster that could have been prevented from the people
In "The Big Uneasy," filmmaker Harry Shearer, top, lays the blame for Hurricane Katrina's destruction of New Orleans on management and science. At a time when crippled Japanese nuclear plants could be poisoning the planet, Hurricane Katrina can seem
His film investigates and challenges popular notions of why levees failed around New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. And in his "filmmaker's statement" about "The Big Uneasy," he warns, "What happened in New Orleans could happen in Sacramento."
And many of the levees that failed weren't breached, but simply gave way because they had been improperly built on ground vulnerable to seepage. These facts, known to local residents, have not been quite as well disseminated to the larger public,
Tell us There've been so many documentaries about Hurricane Katrina and its tragic aftermath -- ranging from the moving Trouble the Water and Spike Lee's heartbreaking double punch of When the Levees Broke and If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't