The Blackbox on Earth

In 2100, earth no longer inhabited, and the records from the black box on earth.
The drought, constant wildfire, dust storm and tsunami destroy our human habitat and new viruses menace human life. Humanity, eventually, declares earth uninhabitable. The remnants of humanity are on the spaceship and drifting through space as they dream of someday living on earth again.
They left Black box on earth which is a huge storage of data about their planet and history. It is observing and recording the still-devastated earth.
There is an archivist taking turns per a decade staying at the Black box.
Ho-soo is the archivist in 2270 and Nio came here for black box’s request. The file of 2023 is damaged as there are only fractures of videos and records from the musicians. To restore this, Ho-soo describes the earth of 2023 to Nio using those fractures.
What will be like the last record of the earth they will leave behind?
There is a possibility that all glaciers in polar regions will melt within 10 years. Spain, a country where 2,000 people died in a heat wave in one month. Mangrove forests that are vital for the health of our planet, now are under threat. Seoul ranks 7th in global greenhouse emission.
The Black box archives the musical performance in these six regions struggling with climate change

  • Minjung Koo
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Music Video, Television
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 1 minute 59 seconds
  • Country of Origin:
    Korea, Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Korea, Republic of
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Distribution Information
  • KBS Media
    Sales Agent
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Minjung Koo

MinJung, She has directed entertaining programs at KBS a decade and is creating the new genre of entertainmnet with the theme of the nature and climate crisis.

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Director Statement

This film is about the musical archive on the Earth, which we may not see in the future.

We will talk about environmental issues as the pop music artists perform in 6 global regions are being destroyed by climate change and you will be immersed in this documentary by its cinematic directing and sci-fi universe.