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Watch: '12-12-12' Trailer Takes us Behind the Scenes of Hurricane Sandy Charity Concert That Featured Kanye West and Billy Joel

Photo of Casey Cipriani By Casey Cipriani | Indiewire October 31, 2013 at 10:25AM

Monday marked the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy touching down on the east coast. With plenty of work still left to be done, it's nice to be reminded of the come-together attitude that many had in the aftermath. One of the outcomes of that attitude was the 12-12-12 benefit concert, and thanks to a new documentary we get a sneak peek behind the scenes of the planning and backstage antics of the charity event.
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Monday marked the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy touching down on the east coast. With plenty of work still left to be done, it's nice to be reminded of the come-together attitude that many had in the aftermath. One of the outcomes of that attitude was the 12-12-12 benefit concert, and thanks to a new documentary we get a sneak peek behind the scenes of the planning and backstage antics of the charity event.

From the synopsis:

On December 12, 2012, some of entertainment’s most iconic names came together at Madison Square Garden for a historic concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy. '12-12-12' captures the unprecedented gathering of talent who turned up on stage and behind the scenes to raise over $50 million in one night for the Robin Hood Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund to support organizations helping victims in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The evening’s Emmy Award-nominated telecast included performances by some of the music industry’s legendary acts: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Roger Waters, Eddie Vedder, Chris Martin, Michael Stipe, Adam Sandler, Eric Clapton, Jon Bon Jovi, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Kanye West and included involvement from entertainment and media elite such as Billy Crystal, Susan Sarandon, Paul Shaffer, Brian Williams, Kristen Stewart, Jon Stewart, Chelsea Clinton, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Sean Combs, Olivia Wilde, Steve Buscemi, Chris Rock, Seth Meyers, Jake Gyllenhaal, Blake Lively, Katie Holmes, Jason Sudekis, Jamie Foxx, Quentin Tarantino, and Christoph Waltz on this historic night.

The film opens in New York and Los Angeles on Nov. 15. Check out the new trailer:

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