The Earth is Humming

The Earth is Humming

"The Earth Is Humming" is a short documentary film which explores the impending magnitude 7 earthquake predicted to hit Tokyo at any moment within the next 30 years. The film explores Japan’s unique relationship to disaster preparation and the unique ways in which it is implemented in daily life.

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Director:  Garrett Bradley
Executive Producer:  Laura Poitras, Charlotte Cook, AJ Schnack
Producer:  Lauren Domino
Cinematographer: Zac Manuel
Editor: Garrett Bradley


Bryce Renninger
Public Film Contact
June Jennings
Field of Vision
Publicity Contact
Charlie Olsky
Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year:  2017
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre:  Documentary
Screening in: Documentary Shorts 2
Screening Section: Documentary Shorts Competition
Screening Category: Documentary Short
Country: Japan, United States
Language: Japanese
Runtime: 13:32 mins