Disaster Playground
Available on Tubi TV
Hollywood relies on Bruce Willis to save the world in Armageddon, but who are the real-life heroes seeking to save our civilisation from the next major asteroid impact? One of Indiewire's six highlights of SXSW 2015, singled out by Janet Pierson as 'pretty nuts', Selected at Sheffield 2015 and raved by SoundOnSight as 'bombastic, Disaster Playground investigates future outer space catastrophes and the procedures in place to manage, assess, and minimize the risks. The film follows scientists leading the monitoring and deflection of hazardous Near Earth Objects and the real-life procedures in place in the event of an asteroid collision with the earth. From NASA and the SETI Institute to the White House and the United Nations, DISASTER PLAYGROUND follows the people who are responsible for protecting humanity from a potentially devastating asteroid impact. Music is by Ed Banger Records and The Prodigy!
Starring Seth Shostak, Rusty Schweickart, David Morrison
Director Nelly Ben Hayoun