Each year, millions of Americans come together on the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance to honor those lost and those who rose in service after the 2001 attacks. Points of Light believes that bringing people together in service builds a permanent and positive legacy that rekindles the spirit of unity that existed immediately after Sept. 11, 2001. It brings together cultures, bridges differences and unites citizens of goodwill around the world. Points of Light and HandsOn Network affiliates will mobilize thousands of people in disaster preparedness training and building the capacity of nonprofit organizations to equip and mobilize volunteers in times of disaster. Grant funding was made available by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
World Trade Center movie is a 2006 disaster drama film directed by Oliver Stone and based on the September 11 attacks at the World Trade Center. It stars Nicolas Cage, Maria Bello, Michael Peña, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stephen Dorff and Michael Shannon. The film was shot between October 19, 2005, and February 10, 2006, and released on August 9, 2006.
World Trade Center Soundtrack composer: Craig Armstrong, is a Scottish composer of modern orchestral music, electronica and film scores. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in 1981, and has since written music for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta.
Armstrong’s score for William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet earned him a BAFTA for Achievement in Film Music and an Ivor Novello. His composition for Baz Luhrmann’s musical Moulin Rouge! earned him the 2001 American Film Institute’s composer of the Year award, a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score and a BAFTA. Armstrong was awarded a Grammy Award for Best Original Score in 2004 for the biopic Ray. His other feature film scoring credits include Love Actually, Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and The Incredible Hulk.