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The Unbelievers (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 13 December 2013 (USA)
Renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss cross the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world.

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'The Unbelievers' follows renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss across the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world - encouraging others to cast off antiquated religious and politically motivated approaches toward important current issues - making the world a better place for all. The film includes interviews with celebrities who support the work of these remarkable scientists. Written by Anonymous

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The world premiere for The Unbelievers was on April 29, 2013 at Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto, Ontario, and all four screenings of the film were sold out. See more »

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Ricky Gervais: You know early Christians were called atheists by the Romans because they didn't believe in all the gods. I mean that's what atheism is really, it's the belief in one less god than you.
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Very interesting views, but just a so-so documentary
3 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

Deeply intelligent world-changers such as Krauss and Dawkins deserve a better documentary than this. If I were to rate their thoughts and views on the world and on science vs religion, I'd easily give this film a 10. But since I am rating the documentary and NOT their views I can only give The Unbelievers a weak 5 out of 10.

The documentary doesn't share any new knowledge, any interesting new facts or any conversations beyond the most simple interviews, etc.

Anyone on the hunt for deeper knowledge will be disappointed. I really have no idea what the film makers tried to tell the viewer?

PS. All the celebrities featuring in the cast list are just a smoke screen. They don't share anything of value and are only on screen for 1-2 minutes combined. DS.


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