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From the Dust: Conversations in Creation

directed by Ryan Pettey

Mountain View (CA): Highway Media, 2012. 66 minutes.

“This 66-minute film is directed at a specifically Christian audience, and seeks to address the major concerns voiced by those Christians who reject evolution,” explains reviewer Keith B. Miller. “Although the film has a very worthy objective and includes some very excellent content, it suffers from trying to do too much,” with too many voices, storylines, and topics.

Evo: Ten Questions Everyone Should Ask about Evolution

directed by John Feldman

Spencertown (NY): Hummingbird Films, 2011. 107 minutes.

Evo “provides clear explanations for some of the basic principles of evolution and the history of life on the earth,” writes reviewer Mitchell B. Cruzan. “The film is structured around explanations of evolution by attendees at [a] conference—some of the best known researchers in the field of evolutionary biology.

Darwin’s Darkest Hour

directed by John Bradshaw
Washington (DC): National Geographic Television, 2009. 90 minutes.

Of these two cinematic accounts of Darwin’s life, reviewer Timothy H. Goldsmith prefers Darwin’s Darkest Hour. “It ... offers a more elegant presentation of evolution by natural selection, often accompanied by stunning photography.” Creation, in contrast, presents “at best a narrow and at worst a distorted picture of Darwin,” and a less satisfactory explanation of natural selection.

Creation: How Darwin Saw the World and Changed it Forever

directed by Jon Amiel
Santa Monica (CA): Lionsgate, 2009. 108 minutes.

Of these two cinematic accounts of Darwin’s life, reviewer Timothy H. Goldsmith prefers Darwin’s Darkest Hour. “It ... offers a more elegant presentation of evolution by natural selection, often accompanied by stunning photography.” Creation, in contrast, presents “at best a narrow and at worst a distorted picture of Darwin,” and a less satisfactory explanation of natural selection.

Evolution Box Set on VHS

A PBS documentary
WGBH Boston, 2001. 420 minutes.

A wonderful documentary highlighting many key areas of evolution, including its history, modern theory, and its implications. Evolution also features many NCSE supporters and staff members. A must for individuals, students, teachers and professors alike!

Evolution Box Set on DVD

A PBS documentary
WGBH Boston, 2001. 480 minutes.

A wonderful documentary, beautifully rendered on DVD, highlighting many key areas of evolution, including its history, modern theory, and its implications. Evolution also features many NCSE supporters and staff members. A must for individuals, students, teachers and professors alike!

Flock of Dodos

Directed by Randy Olson
New Video Group, 2007. 85 minutes.

A hilarious documentary that examines both sides of the controversy over the teaching of "intelligent design" in public schools, centering on the fight over the place of evolution in Kansas's state science standards. Variety described Flock of Dodos as "intelligently designed for popular appeal," and NCSE's executive director Eugenie C.

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

A NOVA documentary
WGBH Boston, 2008. 112 minutes.

A Peabody-award-winning documentary about Kitzmiller v. Dover, the 2005 case that established the unconstitutionality of teaching "intelligent design" creationism in the public schools.
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