Trailer of Dubai documentary Awaken to show on Nasdaq giant screen

The broadcast of the three-minute trailer can be also be viewed live online

Nasdaq Dubai will feature the trailer of AWAKEN, the new feature documentary movie directed by acclaimed cinematographer and time lapse pioneer Tom Lowe, on the Nasdaq Tower screen in Times Square, New York. Courtesy Dubai Media Office
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A trailer of the Dubai documentary Awaken will be broadcast on the Nasdaq screen in New York.

Produced in Dubai, the documentary was shot over a five-year period in more than 30 countries and examines man’s relationship with technology and the world.

The three-minute trailer of the movie will be broadcast on Monday between 4.30 and 5pm UAE time on the Nasdaq Tower screen in Times Square, New York, according to a statement from the Dubai Media Office on Friday.

The broadcast can be viewed live on

Directed by cinematographer Tom Lowe, the documentary film pioneers new time-lapse, time-dilation, underwater and aerial cinematography techniques.

To produce the film, Mr Lowe and his company Dreamcore set up operations in Dubai in 2012 and worked closely with Dubai Film to conceptualise and build custom camera equipment to create new filming techniques.

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The movie captures the natural world without relying on effects or post-production tricks, the media office said.

The trailer of the documentary made its global debut earlier this week.