Four Seconds to Midnight
Iceland, 2013, 3 Minute Running Time
Additional Countries: Norway
Genre/Subjects: Environmental, Short
Program: Shorts in a Feature-Length World
Shot in Iceland and the United Kingdom, this extraordinary film explores the concept that if the Earth’s 4.5 billion-year history was represented in 24 hours, the human experience would account for approximately 4 seconds.
DIRECTOR: Philip Clemo
Producer: Philip Clemo
Editor: Philip Clemo
Cinematographer: Jim Swanson, Tony Allen, Philip Clemo
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