Life In A Day is a historic film documenting what it was like to be alive on July 24, 2010. Executive producers Ridley Scott and Tony Scott and director Kevin Macdonald teamed up with technology partners YouTube and L, inviting folks all over the world to film their lives and answer a few simple questions on the project’s official YouTube channel. Individuals from 192 countries have responded and sent in 4,500 hours of video material – all of it shot on a single day, July 24, 2010. They combed through raw footage to carefully select the best clips and put together the most unusual and such a moving story abut us as a species on this planet.
The movie was shown at the Sundance Berlin and SXSW Film Festivals before hitting the big screen in theaters globally. Life In A Day delighted the Times of London which called it “a thrilling piece of cinema”, while the Washington Post considered it “a profound achievement”. Thanks to Google, this unique cinematic experience is now a free YouTube stream with such perks as subtitles in 25 languages, all major resolution presets (including full HD 1080p) and what not.
If you have time, 9to5Google wholeheartedly recommends sitting through this 97-minute historic documentary project, which is bound to inspire your inner self and touch your soul. Now, why haven’t I thought of this?