Life in a Day 2020 by Kevin Macdonald
Life in a Day 2020 by Kevin Macdonald, an official selection of the Special Events section at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

YouTube Originals released a new trailer featuring a cover of The Kinks’ “Strangers,” performed by Black Pumas, who are currently nominated for multiple 2021 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, and critically acclaimed duo Lucius for the feature length documentary, “Life In A Day 2020.” The trailer will have its broadcast debut on CBS in the final lead-up to Sunday’s Big Game. YouTube Originals “Life In A Day 2020” is the sponsor of the CBS Prekick Show on CBS February 7th at 6pm ET.

After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this week, “Life In A Day 2020” will launch for free Saturday, February 6 on the film’s YouTube channel.

The “Strangers” cover produced by Black Pumas, featuring Lucius, and Music Supervised by Found Objects was specially created for the “Life In A Day 2020” trailer. The full song is available to stream on YouTube Music and other music streaming platforms.

A behind-the-scenes featurette of the making of the song is also available Here.

On July 25, 2020, people all over the world filmed their day and uploaded their footage to be considered for inclusion in the final feature-length documentary. Directed by Academy Award-winning director Kevin MacDonald (The Mauritanian, One Day in September, The Last King of Scotland), and executive produced by Ridley Scott (The Martian, Gladiator) and Kai Hsiung (Lords of Chaos), “Life In A Day 2020” is composed entirely of selected contributions from participants, and showcases just how extraordinary life can be on an ordinary day.

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