In a world teetering on the edge of self-destruction, award-winning filmmaker Velcrow Ripper sets out on a unique pilgrimage. Visiting the ‘Ground Zeros’ of the planet, he asks if it’s possible to find hope in the darkest moments of human history.
Ripper travels to the minefields of Cambodia; war-torn Afghanistan; the toxic wasteland of Bhopal; post-9/11 New York; Bosnia; Hiroshima; Israel and Palestine. This powerful documentary captures his five- year odyssey to discover if humanity can transform the ‘scared’ into the ‘sacred’. In each place, he unearths unforgettable stories of survival, ritual, resilience and recovery.
Original Languages: English
Genre: Canadian, Documentary
Running Time: 105 min.