11'09"1 September 11 is a 2002 international film composed of 11 contributions from different filmmakers, each from a different country. Each gave their own vision of the events in New York City during the September 11 attacks, in a short film of 11 minutes, 9 seconds, and one frame. The original concept and production of the film were by French producer Alain Brigand. It has been released internationally with several different titles, depending on the language. It is listed in the Internet Movie Database as 11'09"01 - September 11, while in French, it is known as 11 minutes 9 secondes 1 image and in Persian as 11-e-Septambr.
In this segment, young Afghan schoolchildren discuss the Twin Towers' collapse. Makhmalbaf has said, "When they asked me to talk about 11 September, I thought the whole world had representation except for Afghanistan, so I decided I would be their representative and tell it from their point of view. I didn't want to make it too judgemental. I wanted it to be innocent, through the eyes of the children."
This segment features Pablo, a Chilean singer-songwriter exiled in London, writing a letter to the American people condemning the terrorist attacks and telling the story of Salvador Allende's government and the tragic consequences of Chile's own 9/11.