Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror Documentary Series Overview (2021)


Introduction

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror is a 2021 American five-part docuseries created for Netflix and directed by Brian Knappenberger.

The series documents the terrorist attacks that occurred on 11 September 2001 in New York City’s Lower Manhattan, as well as the events that took place both in Afghanistan and the United States, which led to the attacks.

Outline

This unflinching series documents the 9/11 terrorist attacks, from Al Qaeda’s roots in the 1980s to America’s response, both at home and abroad.

Trivia

  • In 2017, the creator of this documentary, James LaPorta, a US Marine Corps veteran and independent journalist who often contributed to The Daily Beast, was indefinitely barred from accessing Camp Lejeune, a major Marine Corps base in North Carolina.

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Brian Knappenberger … (5 episodes, 2021).
  • Producer(s):
    • Lowell Bergman … executive producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Sultan Faizy … Producer Afghanistan Unit (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Naz Hakim … associate producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Jennifer Jo Janisch … producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Brian Knappenberger … executive producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Eve Marson … executive producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Mohammed Naqvi … co-executive producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Sabrina Parke … producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Henry Schipper … supervising producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Clare Tucker … line producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Sarah J. Villareal … co-producer (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Khalid Waseem … field producer: Pakistan Unit (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Erikka Yancy … producer (5 episodes, 2021).
  • Writer(s):
  • Music:
    • John Dragonetti … (5 episodes, 2021).
  • Cinematography:
    • Axel Baumann … (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Jay Visit … (5 episodes, 2021).
  • Editor(s):
    • Brian Anton … (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Aaron Crozier … (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Christy Denes … (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Sean Jarrett … (5 episodes, 2021).
    • Greg O’Toole … (5 episodes, 2021).
  • Production:
    • Luminant Media.
  • Distributor(s):
    • Netflix (2021) (World-wide) (video) (VOD).
  • Release Date: 01 September 2021.
  • Running time: 60-67 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: 15.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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