2020

The Gene: An Intimate History

"The Gene: An Intimate History" is a four-hour series for PBS that traces the millennia long quest to unravel the fundamental mystery of life. The film is being made as scientists stand on the brink of a monumental breakthrough in their ability to manipulate genes with pinpoint precision, heralding the dawn of a new era in treatments for previously incurable diseases, but also raising fears of the return of eugenics.

DIRECTOR:
Chris Durrance