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Behind the Curve (2018)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 15 November 2018 (USA)
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Meet real Flat Earthers, a small but growing contingent of people who firmly believe in a conspiracy to suppress the truth that the Earth is flat.

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Daniel J. Clark
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Mark K. Sargent ... Self - King of the Flat Earth
Patti Sargent Patti Sargent ... Self - Mark's Mom
Hannalore Gerling-Dunsmore ... Self - Astrophysicist, Caltech
Joe Pierre ... Self - Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA
Spiros Michalakis ... Self - Physicist, Caltech
Scott Kelly ... Self - Former NASA Astronaut (as Cdr. Scott Kelly)
Tim Urban ... Self - Science Writer
Nathan Thompson ... Self - The Evangelist
Patricia Steere ... Self - The Interviewer
Stephen Hagberg ... Self - High School Science Teacher
Bob Knodel ... Self - The Engineer
Per Espen Stoknes ... Self - Psychologist & Writer
Tim Ozman Tim Ozman ... Self - Flat Earther (as Infinite Plane Society)
Cami Knodel Cami Knodel ... Self - Flat Earther
Math Powerland ... Self - The Originator (archive footage) (as Matt Boylan)
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Flat Earthers, a term synonymous with conspiracy theorists who wear tinfoil hats. Meet real Flat Earthers, a small but growing contingent of people who firmly believe in a conspiracy to suppress the truth that the Earth is flat. One of the most prominent Flat Earthers is Mark Sargent who, in the midst of the upcoming Solar Eclipse, proudly speaks at the first Flat Earther conference.

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The movie Mark and Patricia are watching around the middle of the movie is Dark City (1998), which is about a man who discovers he lives on a flat earth created by alien beings. See more »

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Features The Truman Show (1998) See more »

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Exposing "flat Earthers" for the morons that they are...
17 February 2019 | by digitalbeachbumSee all my reviews

This is a documentary about 'flat Earthers' who believe the Earth is a flat disc, surrounded by an ice wall, with a dome, and a very small light source for the sun and the moon which spins around in the sky.

I am not going to use this review to point out all the evidence against the 'flat Earthers' because the list is too long and I'm not writing a review of their stupidity, but this is about the documentary called "Behind the Curve"

The director does a good job of mixing the interviews, but I think you should focus on Mark Sargent, who seems to have become the face for the 'flat Earth' conspiracy.

Mr Sargent is a con-man. He's in this business for the money. He has no other job other than selling books and materials about the 'flat Earth" and he is making good money at it. He claims that the flat Earth is real, but every time he is confronted with facts he twists the truth or he moves the goal posts.

He is the perfect example of why the 'flat Earth' idea is a complete and utter failure.

The other good thing about this documentary is the psychology of the people who believe this foolish idea. People who believe in religion are grouped right there with people who believe in a flat Earth and they have the same susceptibility because of their brains.

The ending of the documentary is a good sign that there is hope some people will learn that the Earth is not flat.


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