Scared Sacred is a feature-length film written, directed, and narrated by Velcrow Ripper. This documentary takes us on a five-year journey to the “Ground Zeros” of the world in search of hope and meaning.
Former fundamentalist Christian Brian Flemming places the core concepts of his former religion under the microscope in a documentary that attempts to do for religion what Morgan Spurlock’s Super Size Me did for the fast-food industry.
Robert Beckford learned the Bible at his mother’s knee and grew up believing that it’s words were sacred.
But, 20 years on from his Baptist upbringing, Beckford is no longer so sure that “the good book” is the pure, unadulterated word of God untouched by human hand, that we was brought up to believe.
Beliefs, and believers, come in many shapes and sizes, and not all of them can be described as religious. This programme provides an introduction to a fascinating range of non-religious people and their beliefs.
In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students suggesting that there is an alternative to Darwin’s theory of evolution called intelligent design – the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and therefore must have been designed by an intelligent agent.