Short film: If You Love This Planet

December 5, 2017

A beautifully animated short film, If You Love This Planet brings to life Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow’s passionate call to action, on the day that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons was adopted at the United Nations – 7 July 2017.

+ Credits

Animations: Amber Cooper-Davies
Producer: Kathleen Sullivan
Composer: Sam Sadigursky
 
Film and Photography: Ari Beser and Clare Conboy
Animation Assistant: Fred Campbell
Sound Mix: Blaise Dupuy
Clarinet: Sam Sadigursky
Viola: Ljova
Piano: Bobby Avey
Vibraphone and Marimba: Chris Dingman
Drums: Jordan Perlson
 
“Looks Can Be Deceiving”
from Follow the Stick – BJU Records (2015)
 
Words Project Music (ASCAP)
 
Consultation: Tim Wright, Robert Croonquist
Special Thanks: Ray Acheson, Susan Strickler, Mitchie Takeuchi



  • aiweiwei

    “Let’s act up! Ban nuclear weapons completely and unconditionally.”

    Ai Weiwei Artist and activist

  • sheen

    “If Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr were alive today, they would be part of ICAN.”

    Martin Sheen Actor and activist

  • bankimoon

    “I salute ICAN for working with such commitment and creativity.”

    Ban Ki-moon Former UN chief

  • yokoono

    “We can do it together. With your help, our voice will be made still stronger. Imagine peace.”

    Yoko Ono Artist

  • jodywilliams

    “Governments say a nuclear weapons ban is unlikely. Don’t believe it. They said the same about a mine ban treaty.”

    Jody Williams Nobel laureate

  • desmondtutu

    “With your support, we can take ICAN its full distance – all the way to zero nuclear weapons.”

    Desmond Tutu Nobel laureate

  • herbiehancock

    “Because I cannot tolerate these appalling weapons, I whole-heartedly support ICAN.”

    Herbie Hancock Jazz musician

  • dalailama

    “I can imagine a world without nuclear weapons, and I support ICAN.”

    Dalai Lama Nobel laureate