Widely regarded as the single biggest technological breakthrough of the 21st century, the controversial gene editing tool known as CRISPR holds the potential to drastically alter the future of our planet and all lifeforms. Mixing personal human stories with revolutionary science, this documentary explores how genome engineering can rebuild the biosphere, cure disease, and even pre-design our children — but is this all for the best? At once complex and bracing, this thrilling film takes the viewer to the cutting-edge of science.
PRODUCERS: Sarah Goodwin, Meredith DeSalazar, Elliot Kirschner
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Derek Reich
EDITORS: Regina Sobel, Steve Tyler