Spielberg shoots at Ground Zero

By Hindustan Times

It’s been 10 years since the September 11 terror attacks in the US, but for most, the memory remains fresh. And that’s what executive producer and filmmaker, Steven Spielberg, along with executive producer-architect Danny Forster and his team, tried to incorporate into the Discovery Channel show, Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero.

Compiling stories of people who’ve reconstructed the iconic site took over three years. “This isn’t a documentary about 9/11, but about the day after, because that’s when you saw the best of humanity,” says Forster. Where the twin towers were once located, now stand four skyscrapers, including the 104-storey One World Trade Center, a transportation hub, museum and a memorial featuring the largest man-made waterfall in history, spread over an area of 16 acres. “It’s not just an office building. What’s also different is