Automotive Holiday Deals Books Holiday Gift Guide Shop Men's Athletic Shoes Learn more nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon Ty Dolla Sign egg_2015 All-New Amazon Fire TV Subscribe & Save Gifts Under $50 Amazon Gift Card Offer bf15 bf15 bf15 $30 Off Amazon Echo Starting at $49.99 Kindle Black Friday Deals Outdoor Deals on HTL
  • List Price: $24.95
  • You Save: $9.46 (38%)
& FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Only 2 left in stock (more on the way).
Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.
Wade In The Water, Childr... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Like New | Details
Sold by MovieMars
Condition: Used: Like New
Comment: Sealed item. Like NEW. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Wade In The Water, Children

1 customer review

Additional DVD options Edition Discs
New from Used from
(Aug 24, 2010)
"Please retry"
$0.01 $2.23
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy

Best of 2015
This Year's Top Products Shop the Editors' picks at Amazon including Movies, Music, Games, and more. Learn more
$15.49 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.

Editorial Reviews

Product Description

Through a passionate mixture of private videos, uncensored interviews and school-day adventures, the children of New Orleans notoriously violent Central City neighborhood have created a riveting portrait of childhood at the heart of an ongoing American crisis. No one set out to make a film: six months after Katrina, filmmakers Elizabeth Wood and Gabriel Nussbaum moved to New Orleans with a free art program, intended to help students creatively express their thoughts in response to the chaos of the storm. Their documentary-film class at Singleton Charter School at the local YMCA invited students to take video-cameras home and tell their stories on their own terms. The results quickly transcended the classroom. 300 hours of deeply personal video-tape later, Wade in the Water, Children took shape. Through their own remarkably honest and unusual footage, we enter the students' shuttered housing projects, fractured families, flooded homes and darkened streets. We discover a New Orleans that was a disaster long before Katrina, a place where role models are scarce and gun violence is normal. The children reveal a New Orleans that adults are afraid to discuss, and that a conventional film crew could never penetrate. Wade in the Water, Children offers a poetic and devastating look at life in the Crescent City through the eyes of its youngest citizens.


A DEVASTATING, first-hand account of life in post-Katrina New Orleans, told from the mouths of babes who are surviving it under OUTRAGEOUS living conditions. SCALDING STUFF. --New York Newsday

A Must See Film. --Boston Globe

A story that is funny, bitter, profane and extraordinarily perceptive... the film is a searing and heartbreaking portrait of the failures of New Orleans to help its most disadvantaged citizens both pre and post Katrina. --Educational Media Reviews Online

Special Features


Product Details

  • Actors: Elizabeth Wood, Gabriel Nussbaum, The First School to open in New Orleans After Katrina
  • Directors: Elizabeth Wood, Gabriel Nussbaum
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: IndiePix Films
  • DVD Release Date: August 24, 2010
  • Run Time: 75 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • ASIN: B00346I95A
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #256,566 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Wade In The Water, Children" on IMDb

Customer Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on December 17, 2010
Format: DVD
WADE IN THE WATER, CHILDREN offers a poetic look at life in Crescent City post-Katrina through the eyes of its youngest citizens on the 5th anniversary of the hurricane. Private videos, uncensored interviews and more provide fresh insights on the Katrina experience from the eyes of kids who are surviving it today.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse


There are no discussions about this product yet.
Be the first to discuss this product with the community.
Start a new discussion
First post:
Prompts for sign-in

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Wade In The Water, Children
This item: Wade In The Water, Children
Price: $15.49
Ships from and sold by