Doug Wolens / 57' / USA / 2012
Saturday 5.11.2016, 17:00 – 18:00
Within the coming decades, we’ll have the ability to create computers with greater-than-human intelligence, bio-engineer our species and redesign matter through nanotechnology. How will these technologies change what it means to be human?
Director, Producer, Editor: Doug Wolens
Doug Wolens is a Sundance-celebrated documentarian who came to filmmaking after practicing law in New York City. His first short, Happy Loving Couples, screened at the Sundance Film Festival, and his two other shorts, Reversal (1994) and In Frame (1995), also played at film festivals around the world, while his 1996 feature documentary, Weed, premiered at the International Documentary Film festival in Amsterdam.
In 2000, Wolens’ feature documentary Butterfly aired on PBS’s POV series and The Sundance Channel, and he successfully self-distributed Butterfly to more than 50 U.S. theatres. Wolens lives in San Francisco with his wife Katie and son Theo. He is currently in production on a documentary about New Urbanism.