Programming Alert: Premiere of New Film Exploring How Pandemics Shape Civilization and Humanity


from The Epoch Times:

A new documentary exploring plagues in the context of the story of humanity: “When the Plague Arrives” will premiere on The Epoch Times website, NTD websites, and various YouTube and Facebook channels on July 12.

Months into the pandemic, uncertainty still reigns. The reality is, humanity has survived epidemic diseases countless times, and of far deadlier magnitude. But we cannot survive this one if we lose our humanity, according to the new film by NTD Television.

Looking at plagues throughout history forced the filmmakers to look at the current pandemic with fresh eyes, according to an Epoch Times interview. In the documentary, producer Hyesoo Yoon uses a historical lens to explore how pandemics have shaped societies and civilizations through time—and up until today.

“It’s not just about this pandemic, it’s about how this pandemic fits into the story of humanity,” she said.

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