“Watching Bill, Stephen, and Anne grappling with the decision to implant chips in their brains is a far more difficult reality than anything in Black Mirror.”
In the 1960s, going to the moon captured humanity’s ambition and imagination. Now, more than fifty years later, the next great frontier that will define humanity – is inside ourselves.
Meet several of the world’s first “cyborgs” – a hospital-bound tetraplegic, a blind retiree, and an artist with Parkinson’s – and the scientists and entrepreneurs on a quest to unlock the secrets of the brain.
As these pioneers grapple with the unique opportunities of advanced brain technology, we’re forced to reconcile with the larger implications: will the same technologies that heal the sick allow us to develop superhuman abilities, communicate telepathically, and enhance our own cognition?
I Am Human is the story of a quiet revolution defining the future of humanity. As we march down a new evolutionary path, age-old questions take on a new twist:
Who are we? What might we become? And, perhaps most importantly, are we ready?
7.00 PM, FRI 11 DEC 2020
Dir: Taryn Southern & Elena Gaby
PART OF THE SCI-FI-LONDON STRANGER THAN FICTION DOCUMENTARY STRAND