Documentaries & shows to observe 18th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks on Amazon Prime Video

author_img Arul Louis Published :  11th September 2019 12:50 PM   |   Published :   |  11th September 2019 12:50 PM
18th anniversary of Sept 11, 2001 attacks (AP Photo/Gene J Puskar)

18th anniversary of Sept 11, 2001 attacks (AP Photo/Gene J Puskar)

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. To pay tribute, watch these gripping five documentaries and series that recount 9th September 2001 through various narratives and points of view on Amazon Prime Video.

The Looming Tower

The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the late 1990s and how the rivalry between the FBI and CIA during that time may have inadvertently set the path for the tragedy of 9/11. The new drama series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning non-fiction book by Lawrence Wright.

Children of 9/11

We've all seen the news footage, heard the front-line accounts and shared the grief of widows, parents and friends. But this film offers a new and unique perspective on the enormous impact of 9/11. This film will give voice, for the first time, to the young people affected by 9/11. They are the children who lost their parents and those who were born after their parent was killed.

9/11 Phone Calls from the Towers

September 11th 2001 is the most terrifying and enduring tragedy of our time. But for many of the families of those trapped inside the World Trade Centre, the most powerful legacy of that fateful day is the voices calling from inside the towers, whether telling loved ones they were safe, saying goodbye when all hope was lost, or even seeking comfort from strangers in a desperate call for help.

The Terror Routes

On September 11, 2001, all eyes were riveted on New York as the twin towers were attacked. The events of that day marked the dawn of a new century and would profoundly change the world political situation and international relations. This film explores the causes of the evil that led to the attacks, by documenting 20 years of relations between Washington, the Arab countries, Pakistan and Europe.

9/11: The Day That Changed the World

9/11: The Day That Changed The World sets out to tell the definitive inside story of 9/11. The two-part documentary recalls intimate accounts from the leaders on that fateful day reveal how our nation's key decision-makers responded to a crisis that was beyond the scope of anyone's experience. The documentary features interviews with Laura Bush, Rudy Giuliani, Dick Cheney as well as others.