Pangea Day

In 2006, filmmaker Jehane Noujaim won the TED Prize (acceptance speech) was granted $100,000. Her wish was to create a day in which the world came together through film. Pangea Day grew out of that wish. Starting at 18:00 GMT today, folks in Cairo, Kigali, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, and Rio de Janeiro were linked for a live broadcast of 24 short films selected from an international competition, as well as live music and speakers such as Queen Noor of Jordan, CNN's Christiane Amanpour, musician/activist Bob Geldof, and Iranian rock phenom Hypernova.