Genesis 2.0

Wednesday, January 2 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019

In person appearances:

Friday, Jan. 4th, following the 7:25pm showtime:

Director Christian Frei will be joined by guest Ross MacPhee, Ph.D — Curator, Department of Mammalogy, Division of Vertebrate Zoology, American Museum of Natural History; Professor, Richard Gilder Graduate School

Saturday, Jan. 5th, following the 7:25pm showtime:

Director Christian Frei will be joined by guest Ellen Jorgensen, Ph.D — Molecular biologist; Biotech Without Borders President; iGEM team leader; TED speaker

On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters search for tusks of extinct mammoths. One day, they discover a surprisingly well-preserved mammoth carcass.Resurrecting the woolly mammoth is a first manifestation of the next great technological revolution – genetics. It may well turn our world upside down.

Winner: World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award – Sundance Film Festival; Audience Award – Moscow Int’l Film Festival; Best Feature Award – DOCUTAH; Green Film Network Award – San Francisco Green Film Festival

  • Country Switzerland/China/Russia/South Korea/USA
  • Language In English and Russian with English subtitles.
  • Running Time 113 minutes
  • Distributor KimStim
  • Director Christian Frei, Maxim Arbugaev
  • Editor Thomas Bachmann, Christian Frei
  • Cinematographer Maxim Arbugaev
  • Cast George Church, Woo Suk Hwang, Semyon Grigoriev

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