big_uneasyActor, comedian and New Orleans resident Harry Shearer takes aim at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a documentary that will be screened in select cities nationwide on Aug. 30, the day after the fifth anniversary of the storm. Through interviews with experts and residents as well as archival evidence, The Big Uneasy accuses the federal agency of being negligent in its construction of the levee- and storm-drainage systems in New Orleans, and of covering up that negligence in the weeks and months after the storm.

The film also warns that lessons that should have been learned from the hurricane were not, and that a repeat of the devastation and loss of life could happen again. Watch a trailer for The Big Uneasy at The Huffington Post. The documentary also has a Facebook page.

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