“Human Nature,” a documentary film that tells the origins story of a scientific breakthrough called CRISPR, continues its festival run, where it has garnered universally favorable reviews so far. The film will be in theaters in the fall, followed by a release on television and streaming services.
From director Adam Bolt, the co-writer and -editor of the Oscar-winning film “Inside Job,” “Human Nature” is a deep dive into gene editing and the future of what it means to be human. The film is produced by the Wonder Collaborative, in association with Dan Rather’s News & Guts and Sandbox Films, a new documentary studio supported by the foundation.
After premiering at South by Southwest (SXSW) on March 10, 2019, “Human Nature” went on to screen at the Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival (CPH:DOX), where it was nominated for the CPH:Science Politiken Audience Award; Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto, where it was selected as one of five films in the Big Ideas series; the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in North Carolina; and the Seattle International Film Festival.
“Human Nature” won the top AFO Audience Award and was runner-up for the Jury Prize at the 2019 Academia Film Olomouc festival (AFO54) in the Czech Republic.
For updates on the film, including distribution and future screenings, visit the film’s website.