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A globally-created film project called One Day on Earth, shot simultaneously by contribs across the planet on the very same day, will get a free screening on Sunday, April 22 (Earth Day), at AMC Mission Valley 20. The movie includes footage shot by San Diego filmmakers Jonathan Medel, Kevin Strick, Kathrine Kemp, and Rebecca Wittenberg, all of whom will participate in a 25-minute Q&A after the screening.

Said to be the first movie to include footage filmed in every country on Earth captured all on the same day, and created with the help of the United Nations and an international community of filmmakers, Earth Day screenings will take place in more than 160 countries.

Four years in the making, One Day on Earth is a video time capsule of one day: October 10, 2010. More than 19,000 filmmakers, both professional and novice, contributed 3,000 hours of footage. The project, headed by Founder/Director Kyle Ruddick and Co-founder/Executive Producer Brandon Litman, donated video cameras to more than 95 UN country offices, which resulted in unusually intimate access to remote places including Papua New Guinea and South Sudan.

Featuring music by Paul Simon, Fela Kuti, Sigur Ros, and others, the film captures a dazzling array of human experiences, from the birth of a newborn in Mongolia to a clock collector in Rio De Janeiro's favelas. The film fluidly shows how crises confronting the world, from water shortage to poverty, connects us all. In addition, it offers rarely seen images from life in place like North Korea, Iran, and Kosovo.

ODOE has utilized Tugg, a web-platform that enables individuals to choose the films that play in their local theaters.

Sunday April 22, at 5 p.m. in San Diego, at AMC Mission Valley 20: http://www.tugg.com/events/451#.T4ys5Dsf5e6

http://www.onedayonearth.org


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