Jason Aldean was onstage when a gunman opened fire at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas. Five years later, he's looking back at that night in a new documentary.
The streaming service Paramount + will debut "11 Minutes", a four-part docuseries about the massacre, on Sept. 27.
The documentary takes its name from the amount of time the shooter fired down on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, leaving 58 people dead and more than 800 injured. It is the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
The documentary includes the first in-depth interview with Aldean, as well as first-person stories from concert attendees and first responders, including members of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Sunrise Hospital trauma teams and FBI agents. The film also draws from police bodycam footage and 200 hours of cell phone video.
In the trailer, Aldean, media personality Storme Warren — who was emceeing the event from the stage — and other participants share their stories of excitement about the multi-artist, multi-day festival and how their anticipation gave way to horror as the terrifying scene unfolded. The film also focuses on the day’s heroes, both expected and surprising, who risked their lives to save others.
Source: Billboard, E!
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