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Unlocking the Mystery of Life by Illustra Media

Publisher: Illustra Media
Author: Illustra Media

Product Code: DV-UMOL

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In 1859, Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. In it, he argued that all of life on Earth was the product of undirected natural processes—time, chance, and natural selection. Since Darwin, biologists have relied on such processes to account for the origin of living things. Yet today, this approach is being challenged as never before.

Unlocking the Mystery of Life is the story of top-notch, contemporary scientists who are advancing a powerful idea—"the theory of intelligent design." Using state-of-the-art computer animation, Unlocking the Mystery of Life transports you to the interior of the living cell to explore systems and machines that bear the unmistakable hallmarks of design. Discover the intricacy of a microscopic bacterial rotary motor which spins at 100,000 rpm.

Within the nucleus, explore the wonder of DNA, a thread-like molecule that stores instructions to build the essential components of every living organism. It is part of a biological information processing system more complex and more powerful than any computer network. This compelling documentary examines an idea with the power to revolutionize our understanding of life ... and to unlock the mystery of its origin. (67 minutes)

Bonus Features:
  • 45 minutes of additional bonus materials, including frequently asked questions about Darwinism and intelligent design answered by scientists
  • Documentary video: What Darwin Saw (a close-up look at the remarkable wildlife Charles Darwin encountered on the Galapagos Islands)
  • Video: Darwin and Design: Questions and Answers (scientists and scholars answer frequently asked questions about Darwinism and intelligent design)
  • Recommended Resources (list of recommended books and videos on intelligent design theory and critiques of Darwinism)
  • Scientists & Scholars (text profiles of scientists and scholars interviewed in Unlocking the Mystery of Life)
  • Recommended for Public School, Private School, and Home School use
  • Ages 10 to adult

Illustra Media

Illustra MediaIllustra Media is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation specializing in the production of video documentaries that examine the scientific evidence for intelligent design. These award-winning films have been distributed throughout the world and translated into more than twenty languages.

Working closely with the Discovery Institute and an international team of scientists and scholars, Illustra Media has produced a series of films which have helped define both the scientific case for design–and the creative limitations of blind, materialistic processes like Darwinian evolution. These documentaries include Unlocking the Mystery of Life, The Privileged Planet, and Darwin’s Dilemma.

Illustra Media is based in Southern California. It is comprised of a team of writers, cinematographers, animators, and producers, each committed to the search for truth about the origin of life and the universe.

Unlocking the Mystery of Life by Illustra Media