The Unbelievers

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German title The Unbelievers
Original title The Unbelievers
Country of production United States
original language English
Publishing year 2013
length 77 minutes
Director Gus Holwerda
script Gus Holwerda,
Luke Holwerda ,
Lawrence Krauss
production Lawrence Krauss,
Gus Holwerda,
Luke Holwerda,
Jason Spisak
music Thomas Amason ,
Chris Henderson
camera Luke Holwerda
cut Gus Holwerda,
Luke Holwerda

The Unbelievers is a documentary that follows scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss as they speak publicly around the world about the importance of science and reason in the modern world. Dawkins and Krauss are themselves authors of bestsellers on science and atheism. The film includes interviews with well-known atheists such as Stephen Hawking , Ayaan Hirsi Ali , Sam Harris , David Silverman and others. The Unbelievers premiered on April 29, 2013 in Toronto at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival , and all four screenings of the film were sold out.

The first broadcast in German-speaking countries was on December 26, 2013 in Zurich. How the film will be distributed is still unclear.

Interviewed persons

The film's website announced that The Unbelievers contains interviews with "Celebrities and Other Influential People" who support the work of Dawkins and Krauss, including: Ricky Gervais , Woody Allen , Cameron Diaz , Stephen Hawking , Sarah Silverman , Bill Pullman , Werner Herzog , Bill Maher , Stephen Colbert , Tim Minchin , Eddie Izzard , Ian McEwan , Adam Savage , Ayaan Hirsi Ali , Penn Jillette , Sam Harris , Daniel Dennett , James Randi , Cormac McCarthy , Paul Provenza , James Morrison , Michael Shermer and David Silverman.

Quotes and excerpts

Among other things, the US MP Paul Broun will be shown how he describes the theory of evolution and the big bang theory as "coming from hell".

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. The Unbelievers . Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Retrieved on June 2, 2013: "WORLD PREMIERE" @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. ^ John R. Kennedy: Dawkins, Krauss have faith in 'The Unbelievers' . Global News. April 29, 2013. Retrieved on June 2, 2013: "[…] Monday's world premiere and three subsequent screenings of the film are sold out."
  3. The Unbelievers. In: December 26, 2013, accessed May 2, 2015 .
  4. ^ To update about distribution . May 15, 2013. Retrieved June 2, 2013: "Hence, there are many questions that we simply cannot answer at this time (" Where, when, and how can I see this? ")"
  5. About The Unbelievers Film . February 14, 2013. Retrieved April 18, 2013.