UN hosts the world premiere of ‘One Day on Earth’

Apr 19, 2012

On 22 April 2012 – Earth Day - the feature length documentary film produced by One Day on Earth will be screened on the same day in over 170 countries worldwide, in collaboration with over 80 UNDP Country Offices.

On the same day the New York world premiere will take place in the UN General Assembly hall, with the participation of the film makers, Kyle Ruddick and Brandon Litman, and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark.

This will be the first time in history that a film is screened on the same day around the world in this many countries and will set a new world record.

More than 18,000 film makers participated in the filming of this historic documentary on a single day on Earth i.e. on 10.10.10. This generated over 3,000 hours of footage in 70 languages that the film is composed from.

Over 95 UNDP Country Offices globally participated in and contributed to the filming of this documentary. The film highlights priority UNDP issues, such as women’s empowerment, sustainable development, cultural diversity and people working together to solve global issues.

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