Spike Lee is again within the enhancing room to have a look at the ultimate episode of NYC Epicenters 9/11➔2021½, his docuseries concerning the obstacles confronted by New York Metropolis over the previous twenty years. It debuted final week on HBO.
The fourth episode, specializing in the 9/11 terror assaults, is timed to premiere on September 11, the twentieth anniversary. That episodes raised eyebrows with some after Brooklyn-born Lee’s remarks in a New York Instances article final week saying he nonetheless “had questions” concerning the assaults that introduced down the Twin Towers of the World Commerce Heart, and that his interviews included conspiracy theorists who’re satisfied the U.S. authorities was not truthful about what occurred that day.
The episode, which weaves collectively an image of September 11, 2001, because it unfolded for the New Yorkers on the bottom and the primary responders who raced to the scene after two hijacked planes have been intentionally flown into the buildings. The towers in the end collapsed, killing virtually 3,000 in probably the most lethal terror assault on U.S. soil in historical past.
Lee’s interviews included ones with Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Fact, a bunch that believes the Twin Towers have been introduced down through a managed explosion, not the planes.
“I’m Again In The Modifying Room And Wanting At The Eighth And Last Chapter Of NYC EPICENTERS 9/11➔2021½,” Lee mentioned in a press release offered by HBO on Wednesday. “I Respectfully Ask You To Maintain Your Judgement Till You See The FINAL CUT. I Thank You.”
The docuseries additionally has a concentrate on the impression of the coronavirus pandemic and the Black Lives Matter motion, all by means of the lens of New York.
The following episode is Sunday at 6 p.m. ET/9 p.m. PT.