• Life Extended

    2008. Sweden. Mats Biggerts, Lars Bergstrom. 57 min.

  • Mechanical Love

    2007. Denmark. Phie Ambo. 79 min.

New York premiere. Takanori Shibata, PhD, introduces a demonstration of Paros therapeutic seal robots.

Saturday, February 21, 2009, 3:30 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1

  • Life Extended

    2008. Sweden. Directed by Mats Biggerts, Lars Bergstrom. A philosophical commentary on time, longevity, immortality, and the extension of the human lifespan, Life Extended consists largely of interviews with a wide range of sources, from members of the Methuselah Society, Calorie Restriction Society, and Architects Against Death to runners, nuclear physicists, and more. 57 min.

  • Mechanical Love

    2007. Denmark. Directed by Phie Ambo. This documentary offers an inside view of developments in robotics and introduces some individuals who have close personal relationships with robots. Traveling from Tokyo, the high temple of robot technology, to Germany, Italy, and Denmark, Ambo reveals how these relationships reflect the very human need to love and be loved. 79 min.

In the Film exhibition Documentary Fortnight 2009

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