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Leaning Out

About the lead structural engineer of the World Trade Center, a man haunted by the events of 9/11

Overview

Genre
Social Issues, Science, History, Investigation, and Portrait
Synopsis

AN INTIMATE LOOK AT THE LIFE AND WORK OF LESLIE E ROBERTSON, THE WORLD TRADE CENTER’S
LEAD STRUCTURAL ENGINEER, A MAN HAUNTED BY ITS COLLAPSE AND THE EVENTS OF 9/11 AND HIS BOND WITH HUMANITY. A LEGEND IN HIGH-RISE DESIGN & A LONGTIME PACIFIST AND ACTIVIST, ROBERTSON IS DRIVEN BY HIS FIGHT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND A POWERFUL UNION WITH ACCOMPLISHED ENGINEER AND PARTNER SAWTEEN SEE, A WOMAN WHO EMBOLDENED AND ULTIMATELY SAVED HIM.
TOLD BY THE GURU HIMSELF AND THOSE CLOSEST TO HIM

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
58 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
solar eye communications (Production Company)
Country
United States
Years of Production
2 YEARS
Locations
NY, LA, SF, SEATTLE, FORT COLLINS (COLORADO), ONTARIO AND QUEBEC (CANADA)
Prod. Partners
Leonard Myszynski (producer/director/DP/co-editor, special effects), Tomasz Opalka (composer), Larry Oatfield (Mixer/Re-recording sound), ASCE (co-producer), Erika Myszynski (associate producer)

Distribution Details

Release year
2018
Festivals
Architecture & Design Film Festival (NY, DC, LA)/ Rotterdam Architecture FF / Archiflix FF (Australia) / Master of Art FF (Bulgaria) / EBOSS (New Zealand) /Architecture & Design FF (Winnipeg Canada) / Seoul International Architectural FF /
Distribution
NETA, made available to public television stations in America/PBS
Broadcast (Acq.)
PBS SoCal, WTTW, KVIE, Rocky Mountain PBS, Idaho PBS, Mountain Lake PBS WXXI, KQED and others
Language
English

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