A documentary weaving diverse YouTube-materials into one grand narrative, depicting how people worldwide use the internet to overcome the Corona pandemic.
As humanity fights Coronavirus, millions of people worldwide are living in lockdown, hiding from an invisible enemy, isolated from their friends and family, but also forced to get creative and come together. By combining the quarantine stories that people share on YouTube, with public appearances of their state leaders - VIRAL depicts how people around the world use social media to communicate, unite, and overcome the global challenge of our lifetime.
Israel / Germany
Release year 2021
Runtime 90 min / 8X12 min series
Aspect ratio 16:9
Screening format DCP
Sound Seround 5.1
Stage of production Production
Copro 2020, Israel
Sunny Side of the Doc 2020, France
Directors Udi Nir, Sagi Bornstein
Producers Christian Beetz, Georg Tschurtschenthaler, Udi Nir, Sagi Bornstein
Creative producer Anne Von Petersdorff