This Is Not A Drill

An emotional dive into the personal impact of the false missile alert that was sent out across Hawaii.

2019 / Jazmín Aguilera / Snap Judgment, USA

An emotional dive into the personal impact of the false missile alert that was sent out across Hawaii.

Featuring stories from tourists, Native Hawaiians, a Hiroshima survivor, and families trying to navigate the 38 minutes of panic when they believed their world as about to end.

This Is Not A Drill was produced by Jazmin Aguilera for Snap Judgment and edited by Anna Sussman with additional production by Eliza Smith, Erika Lantz, and John Fecile. Additional production assistance by Nancy Lopez. It was scored and sound designed by Renzo Gorrio and Leon Morimoto.


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