DocLab Shorts 24 Nov at 19:45
A program of short stories that would never have existed without the internet.
Clouds Over Cuba
Navigate the Cuban Missile Crisis in full detail, including a thought provoking fictional “What if?” scenario.
An interactive multimedia documentary commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The main feature lays out the full story of the Crisis, beginning in 1959 and continuing on until the missiles are removed in October 1962. Historical dossier As you watch, 200 archival photos, videos, documents and audio recordings are automatically added to a digital dossier for further review at any time.
Mobile sync Smartphone users can link their phones with the film so these items get automatically sent to their phone in sync with the documentary playback. Expert interviews 15 different subjects are explored in greater depth via expert interviews. Calendar integration Follow the crisis “live” in real time by importing all JFK’s secret ExComm recordings into your iCal or Google calendar, so you can “attend” the meetings live, 50 years after they happened.
What If? short film Set in an alternate 2012 in which the Cuban Missile Crisis escalated into nuclear war 50 years earlier, this intertwining tale tells the story of four fictional characters who each remember the horrors of nuclear war in their own way.