As we remember the unspeakable losses of September 11, 2001, we also remember the immeasurable gallantry, courage, and devotion it inspired.
“Metal of Honor” is a heart-wrenching documentary about the iron workers who arrived as the World Trade Center buildings collapsed and stayed for eight months to make sure the area was cleared safely. “Up From Zero,” produced and distributed by the U.S. Department of Labor, is about the construction workers. The perseverance and dedication of these people is profoundly moving. Their humility, integrity, and compassion is deeply inspiring. No Hollywood version can do justice to the honesty and devotion of these people and the enormity of their contribution.