In Event of Moon Disaster (IEOMD) aims to illustrate the perils and possibilities of emerging media by reimagining this epic event as a failure. Directors Francesca Panetta and Halsey Burgund crafted a micro-narrative, together with a team of artists, technologists, researchers, that skillfully fictionalizes the orbital flight as a dramatic crash-landing. They did this through re-editing archival footage of the 1969 launch along with fabricating a deepfaked Richard Nixon reading the actual contingency speech his speechwriter Bill Safire had prepared in case the mission ended in disaster.

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