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The Sum of Our Lives, in One Short Video

Dec 11, 2015 | 831 videos
Video by Studiocanoe

What if in the afterlife, you relive all of your experiences—but this time, you experience them grouped together? You’d spend six weeks clipping your nails, 15 months looking for lost items, 18 months waiting in line, and so on. This is what the neuroscientist and writer David Eagleman imagines in Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, and what this creative short film by Studiocanoe (aka the filmmaker and illustrator Temujin Doran) attempts to bring to life. More of Doran’s work can be found on his website and Twitter.

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