Let the Fire Burn (2013)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Social History, Tragedies & Catastrophes  |   Release Date - Oct 2, 2013 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Jason Osder's documentary Let the Fire Burn revisits the horrific 1985 standoff between the MOVE organization and officials in Philadelphia, which led to a fire that caused the deaths of nearly a dozen people. The filmmakers offer an even-handed account that shows how each side exacerbated the situation.

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city, disaster, fire, political-conflict