Terrified residents of Italian cities record messages to themselves 10 days ago, when the pandemic hadn't yet killed 1,809 people and infected more than 24,000 across the country. The messages serve as a disturbing warning from the future—especially for the United States, which is expected to be just a week behind Italy in the progression of the novel coronavirus. Read more: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/608113/italy-coronavirus/
"10 Days" was directed by Olmo Parenti. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.