Boatlift - A Film About 9/11 That You Probably Haven't Seen (And You Should)
Did you know that the largest maritime evacuation in all of recorded history took place on September 11, 2001? Boatlift is a short film narrated by Tom Hanks, and it tells the story of the ordinary people who volunteered their boats and their service to evacuate half a million people off the island of Manhattan. These are just a few of the many unsung heroes who did what needed to be done that day, without payment, without grandstanding, without complaining. . . .