Answering the Call: Ground Zero's Volunteers
Answering the Call: Ground Zero's Volunteers (2005)

Lou Angeli's documentary Answering the Call: Ground Zero's Volunteers features interviews with a variety of people who felt the need to assist those in dire need of help after the attack on the World Trade Center. The filmmakers… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: September 9, 2005
DVD Release Date: August 8, 2006
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

At a time when the country has been beset by another disaster that has resulted in heroic efforts by countless individuals, the film is a valuable reminder of the goodness that can result even from tragedy.

Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Answering the Call is an emotional tribute to the thousands of regular citizens and emergency personnel who, on Sept. 11, 2001, responded to the worst disaster any of them had ever seen.

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Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

(The film's) noble intentions are unquestionable, but the scattershot reporting keeps it from amounting to little more than a string of too-similar witness testimonies.

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