Marine biologist (and Harvard Ph.D.) Randy Olsen gave up his tenured professorship to pursue a career in film. Some might call this a rash move–but it gave Olsen time to create one of the more talked-about scientific documentaries of the decade.
Flock of Dodos is a humorous look at the debate between proponents of evolution and intelligent design. Since its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York, in April 2006, it has played in film festivals all over the U.S. and abroad.
Now Flock of Dodos makes its rounds in celebration of World Darwin Day. See if it’s playing at a movie house near you.