Tag Archives: disaster

The story of the Concordia told through the survivors’ eyes

This film has been pieced together from some of the footage shot by the survivors themselves. In this YouTube era, TV news crews are finding themselves more and more redundant as some of the biggest moments in history are now captured on home movie cameras and ­high-tech mobile phones. This film chronicling the last voyage

Titanic’s legacy: A fascination with disasters

Epic disasters — the anguished cries, the stories of heroism — are the central narratives of our age, both enthralling and horrifying. And our obsession began a century ago, unfolding in just 160 terrifying minutes, on a supposedly unsinkable ship, as more than 1,500 souls slipped into the icy waters of the North Atlantic. And