In October of 2012 Hurricane Sandy hit the Northeast causing more than $50 billion in damage. To commemorate Sandy and to raise awareness about the importance of conservation and living sustainably, Dream Circle, also wrote and produced the song and video to highlight the connection between Hurricane Sandy and how nature “fights back” so to speak. The original idea for the song was written in the days after more than of six feet of water surged into their neighborhood in Red Hook, Brooklyn, knocking out power for three weeks.
Official Selection and screened at the Red Hook International Film and Video Festival 2013
Rockaway/Occupy Sandy footage: Dennis Flores
Rockaway photos by Rockaway Residents courtesy of Noelle Theard. Additional Sandy photographs by Jimmy Dreadz
Hurricane time lapse: Ben Stamper
Additional footage: Katy Walker, Joel Mejia, Ian Quiles, Jimmy Dreadz
“Hurricane” by Katy Walker, Joel Mejia, Ben Zwerin ASCAP