NOLA Filmmaker Turns Camera Inward for “Katrina Babies”

August 28, 2022

This year marks the seventeenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, that took 1800 lives and devastated hundreds of thousands of homes and livelihoods. Then 13-year-old Edward Buckles, Jr., saw his own life turn upside down before later documenting the stories of other children who survived the storm. Soledad O’Brien sits down with the filmmaker, whose first film, “Katrina Babies,” is now airing on HBO and HBO MAX.