TIME presents a one-day exclusive presentation of the documentary TIME: VOICES OF 9/11. The film chronicles the stories of men and women whose lives changed forever on Sept. 11, 2001. These free screenings, which will be featured at Film Forum, commemorate the 10th anniversary of the devastating attacks.
For people at work on the top floors of the World Trade Center's South Tower, it began as another beautiful September morning—until a plane struck the neighboring tower, and another plane struck their own. "I can see the U on the tail, and this plane is looking at me, eye level, eye contact. I can hear this revving sound as the plane got closer, I can hear this revving engine," says Stanley Praimnath, one of only four survivors from above the 78th floor, as he recalls watching United Airlines flight 175 crash into his office. All four survivors recount their terrifying journey down Stairway A to safety, while on the ground, fire chief Joseph Pfeifer was sending firefighters up. Howard Lutnick, CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, who'd taken the morning off to accompany his son to his first day of kindergarten, describes his rush to the scene—only to learn that none of his coworkers were able to escape, including his brother.
With the day’s end came a decade of challenges—the anthrax attacks, the rise of Islamophobia, the War on Terror and wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. From Tom Brokaw to Rudy Giuliani to Valerie Plame, the makers of ten years of tumultuous history remember what happened and why, and reflect on what it has meant for our nation and for the world. These leaders, first responders, widows and warriors are the voices of 9/11—they have shown us in ways large and small the unbounded resilience of the human spirit.
TIME: VOICES OF 9/11 will be screened at Film Forum, located at 209 West Houston Street, New York, NY 10014. For more information go to their website by clicking here.
Show Times (0ne day only): Sunday, September 11 • 1:00, 2:50, 4:40, 6:30, 8:10, 9:45
Tickets available at the box office on the day of show on a first-come, first-served basis.