We Are As Gods

We Are As Gods

“We are as gods and might as well get good at it.” This is the audacious opening line of the Whole Earth Catalog, a compendium of wonderful tools compiled by counterculture legend Stewart Brand. A psychedelic experimenter, cyberspace pioneer, and environmentalist, he is now urging humanity to use our god-like powers to reframe our relationship with time and life itself.

Today, Stewart is using biotech to resurrect extinct species. He and a team of scientists travel to Siberia to collect ancient DNA in an effort to make a hybrid Woolly Mammoth. Former allies in the environmental movement vow to stand in his way, but Stewart forges ahead in his life-long mission to conserve the whole earth.

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Jason Sussberg

David Alvarado



Directors: Jason Sussberg, David Alvarado
Executive Producer: Henry S. Rosenthal, Lauren Driscoll, John Driscoll, Gerry Ohrstrom, Matt Winkler, Everett Katigbak, William Eigen, Laurie Benenson, Bill Benenson
Producer: Kate McLean, Jamie Meltzer, David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg
Cinematographer: David Alvarado
Editor: Annu Lilja, Ben Sozanski
Sound Designer: Peter Albrechtsen
Music: Brian Eno
Principal Cast: Steward Brand, Brian Eno, George Church, Ryan Phelan, Caroline Garcia, Kevin Kelly, Peter Coyote, Hunter Lovins, Rusty Schweickart, Ross MacPhee
Additional Credits: Additional Cinematographer: Brendan Hall


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Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Festival Wristband

Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Biography, Documentary
Screening Section: Documentary Spotlight
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: Russia, United States
Language: English
Runtime: 90 mins