John Vigiano Sr. is a retired New York City firefighter whose two sons followed him into service—John Jr. was a firefighter, too, and Joe was a police detective. On September 11, 2001, both Vigiano brothers responded to the call from the World Trade Center, and both were killed while saving others. Here, John Sr. remembers his sons and reflects on coping with his tremendous loss.

Directed by: The Rauch Brothers
Art Direction: Bill Wray
Producers: Lizzie Jacobs & Mike Rauch
Animation: Tim Rauch
Audio Produced by: Michael Garofalo, Lizzie Jacobs & Vanara Taing
Music: Fredrik
Label: The Kora Records
Publisher: House of Hassle

Funding provided by:
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting
The Carnegie Corporation of New York
National Endowment for the Arts

In partnership with POV.

  • This Is My Home
  • Sameepa & Beeren, a Hindu Wedding in New York, NY
  • VSCO Film / VSCO Cam x Chris Ozer
  • Humans of New York
  • PSY and Gangnam Style Take Over New York City (강남스타일)
  • Snowboarding New York City
  • Ricky
  • Made by Hand / No 2 The Knife Maker
  • BREAK DANCERS DO BALLET?
  • MOMENTS // NEW YORK CITY
  • The Magical Porta Potty
  • NYC Streets Metamorphosis

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
wpDiscuz