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Spike Lee to follow up ‘When the Levees Broke’ for HBO

HBO will mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a follow up to Spike Lee's 2006 When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts. HBO announced it was teaming up with Spike Lee and his company 40 Acres and a Mule on the untitled documentary. Lee will produce and direct with Sam Pollard, who will produce and edit. The production begins shooting tomorrow in New Orleans. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts won three Emmys.
January 14, 2010

HBO will mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a follow up to Spike Lee’s 2006 When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts. HBO announced it was teaming up with Spike Lee and his company 40 Acres and a Mule on the untitled documentary. Lee will produce and direct with Sam Pollard, who will produce and edit. The production begins shooting tomorrow in New Orleans. When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts won three Emmys.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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