[08/05/11 - 10:33 AM] USA Network Presents A Characters Unite Film "The Space Between" to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11 The film with be followed by the Oscar-winning short "Twin Towers" from acclaimed producer Dick Wolf.
[via press release from USA]
USA NETWORK PRESENTS A CHARACTERS UNITE FILM "THE SPACE BETWEEN" TO COMMEMORATE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11
STARRING OSCAR AND GOLDEN GLOBE WINNING ACTRESS MELISSA LEO
Commercial Free Film about Tolerance and Acceptance;
Part of USA Network's Characters Unite Campaign to Combat Discrimination
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, USA will premiere the original film THE SPACE BETWEEN on Sunday, September 11 at 9/8c. THE SPACE BETWEEN stars Oscar and Golden Globe winning actress Melissa Leo ("The Fighter," "Frozen River").
In THE SPACE BETWEEN, Montine McLeod (Leo), a lonely flight attendant, and Omar Hassan (Anthony Keyvan, "Lost," "iCarly"), a 10-year-old Pakistani-American boy, are on a plane that is grounded in Longview, TX the morning of 9/11/01. When Montine discovers that Omar's father works in the World Trade Center she is forced to drive the boy back home to his uncertain future in New York. As they journey across America's vast heartland in the hours and days immediately following the terrorist attacks, Montine and Omar help each other discover the importance of tolerance, redemption, acceptance and hope.
Immediately following is the Oscar winning short documentary film TWIN TOWERS from acclaimed producer Dick Wolf of the long running "Law & Order" franchise.