USA, 2011 (MIFF 2011, Networked)

Director: Kevin MacDonald

A historic cinematic experiment shot by thousands of people in 192 countries, Life in a Day is the true story of a single day on Earth.

Last year, YouTube asked its users to upload a film capturing something about their lives on 24 July 2010 - an attempt to create a unique snapshot of a day on Earth, over 24 hours, from all corners of the world.

Assembled from more than 80,000 clips and 4,500 hours of footage by Oscar winning director Kevin Macdonald (One Day in September), Life in a Day is a striking blend of every kind of lived experience, from life-changing events, romance and tragedy, to the simple beauty of a full moon shared from different sides of the world.

"An entirely new form of storytelling... provocative, gorgeous, and at times deeply moving." - Wired Magazine

D Kevin Macdonald P Liza Marshall S various Dist Transmission Films L Various w/English subtitles TD DCP/2011

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