Human Nature

Human Nature

The biggest tech revolution of the 21st century isn’t digital, it’s biological. A breakthrough called CRISPR gives us unprecedented control over the basic building blocks of life. It opens the door to curing disease, reshaping the biosphere, and designing our own children. Human Nature is a provocative exploration of CRISPR’s far-reaching implications, through the eyes of the scientists who discovered it, the families it’s affecting, and the genetic engineers who are testing its limits. How will this new power change our relationship with nature? What will it mean for human evolution? To begin to answer these questions we must look back billions of years and peer into an uncertain future.

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Adam Bolt



Director: Adam Bolt
Executive Producer: Elliot Kirschner, Greg Boustead, Dan Rather
Producer: Meredith DeSalazar, Sarah Goodwin
Screenwriter: Adam Bolt, Regina Sobel
Cinematographer: Derek Reich
Editor: Regina Sobel, Steve Tyler
Music: Keegan Dewitt
Principal Cast: Jill Banfield, David Baltimore, Rodolphe Barrangou, Alta Charo, George Church, Jennifer Doudna, Antonio Regalado, Fyodor Urnov, Luhan Yang, Feng Zhang
Additional Credits: Graphics: Ned Piyadarakorn, Associate Editor: Harry Jackson


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Year: 2019
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Documentary
Screening Section: Documentary Spotlight
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: Australia, Spain, Turkey, United States
Language: English
Runtime: 107:00 mins