A while back I interviewed director Roger Nygard of Trekkies fame about a new project he was working on. Well, that new project is now a finished project.
Why are we here, and what are we supposed to do about it? What started the Universe, and was it a mistake? Does God exist, and why does he seem so interested in our sex lives? After exploring the phenomenon of TREKKIES, filmmaker Roger Nygard takes on The Nature of Existence. As he roams the globe to the source of each of the world's philosophies, religions, and belief systems, Nygard interviews spiritual leaders, scholars, scientists, artists, pizza chefs, and others who have influenced, inspired, or freaked out humanity.
His travels highlight the words of such luminary figures as Indian holy man Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (The Art of Living), evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins (The God Delusion), Chinese Taoist Master Zhang Chengda, Stanford physicist Leonard Susskind (co-discoverer of string theory), wrestler Rob Adonis (founder of Ultimate Christian Wrestling), confrontational evangelist Brother Jed Smock, novelist Orson Scott Card (Ender's Game), director Irvin Kershner (Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back), the body of Pope John XXIII, and Stonehenge Druids Rollo Maughfling & King Arthur Pendragon and many moreâ€¦.
Combining an investigative approach with humor, Nygard offers a challenging, humorous, and enlightening view of humanity. The most important journey we take, may be the journey to find meaning in our own existence.
If you only see one movie this year with all the answers, see The Nature of Existence.