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Around the World in a Single Day – Intelligent Travel

15 Aug

By Kimberly Simmons

On July 24, 2010, National Geographic asked people around the world to turn their video cameras on themselves and record a magnificent or ordinary moment of their lives. People in over 190 countries participated, submitting 80,000 videos to YouTube. Producer Ridley Scott and Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald took 4,500 hours of video and edited it into a 95-minute movie about life in a single day on this planet. This global, user-generated documentary, “Life in a Day,” celebrates the wonders of life and being alive; it’s a beautiful montage of the human experience.

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