The Picture Taking Experiment

An elderly man living in obscurity in the suburbs of Los Angeles tells the story of when, in the summer of 1965, he inadvertently produced the world’s first up-close image of another planet the world had ever seen.


Title: The Picture Taking Experiment
Year: 2022
Runtime: 15′
Country: USA
Direction: Patrick Shen
Cinematography: Patrick Shen
Genre: Documentary
Subtitles: Mireia Bernal Fortuny, Marta Carmona Caixal, Laura Barroso Agullo, Estibaliz Cabañes Martínez De Cripán, Santiago Hernández Beltrán
Contact: Patrick Shen

Wins and nominations

2022: Los Angeles Times ShortDocs