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The Volcano: Rescue from Whakaari

Greenlit By: Jamie

January 11, 2023

Jamie Says

This documentary from one of the best, Rory Kennedy, will take you through all the stages of grief when ordinary folks are forced to become extraordinary heroes when an unexpected volcano eruption changes their lives forever.


During a sightseeing trip to a remote island, 47 tourists and guides are trapped by a volcanic eruption off the coast of New Zealand in 2019. Minute-by-minute footage and personal accounts give testimony to the tragedy that will claim 22 lives.