"Full of some of the most haunting fire footage around...introducing us to some of the toughest guys in the world."
- New York Magazine
"If you are or know any firefighters, Burn will speak volumes to you."
- The Examiner
"Emotional. Memorable. Miraculous."
The Washington Post
"Powerful...captures the plight of the Motor City and those who are fighting to save it."
Subjects: American Studies, Crime, Documentary, Government, Sociology, Urban Studies, Fire Science
From executive producer Denis Leary, BURN is an action-packed, award-winning film exploring human struggles, hope and personal courage in the face of overwhelming odds.
With vast stretches of abandoned buildings, the highest arson rate in the country, and a budget crisis of epic proportions, these brave men and women risk injury, disablement, and death to try and make a difference for the city they call home.
The firefighters’ worst fears are realized when a charismatic young fireman is devastatingly injured on the job. The brotherhood is tested when the city turns to a new fire commissioner to shake up the system with hard-line decisions and drastic, often controversial measures.
Closer than you’ve ever been, BURN takes you into the fires and into the lives of those who fight them in the most overworked and worst-funded fire department in the United States.
• Feature Film
• Filmmaker Commentary
• Picture-in-Picture Detroit Firefighters Commentary
DISC 2: • Behind the Scenes
• Blooper Reel
• BURN theatrical trailer
• Too Hot for BURN Trailer
• Tribeca Filmmaker Interviews with Tom Putnam, Brenna Sanchez, Denis Leary and Jim Serpico
• Tribeca World Premiere Mini Documentary
• MSA Fireslayer of the Year Award
• BURN at FDIC 2013 Mini Documentary
Public Performance Rights Licensing: Starting at $249
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