About a week ago, ScienceBlogger Randy Olson (documentary filmmaker of “Flock of Dodos” fame) left a comment on Shifting Baselines suggesting that the best way to combat anti-science propaganda like “Expelled” is with a pro-science film festival. “Right now, if a high school kid makes a really great video about evolution, where is he or she supposed to send it?” he asked. “And more importantly, the presence of such a festival becomes an incentive to draw new talent into the subject.”
Chad agrees, but makes the bold suggestion that bloggers could organize such a festival online.
The issue got us thinking about the best (most accurate, highest impact, most compelling) pro-science movies. A quick survey around the Seed offices got us down to a short list of four. Please vote below on your favorite, and leave any additional suggestions in the comments!
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