A film by Sleeping Tree Pictures
Directed by Silvia Turchin and Aimee Bosschart
Produced by Brian Bosschart
2015, TRT 31 Minutes
Trailer edited by Veronica Duport Deliz & Swiss Reel Films
Dogs of the 9th Ward is a half-hour documentary that paints a picture of the large stray dog population in sections of New Orleans and, through this, broaches the subject a larger nation-wide problem of animal neglect and resulting high euthanization rates. The film focuses on the fate of a few select dogs as it follows 9th Ward residents and dog rescuers working to better the conditions of their community by rehabilitating these once discarded street dogs.