Polar Star Films
Rosselló 320, Local 1
08025 Barcelona, Spain
+34 93 200 47 77
"Endlessly fascinating and engaging... It's probably the best documentary you'll see all year.”
Huffington Post - Lucas McNelly
“‘Google and the World Brain’ is a masterful documentary. It will undoubtedly have an effect on anyone who sees it.”
Indiewire - Julie Fischer
Director: Ben Lewis
89/52 min, HD, 2013
The story of the most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet. In 2002 Google began to scan millions of books in an effort to create a giant global library, containing every book in existence. They had an even greater purpose - to create a higher form of intelligence, something that HG Wells had predicted in his 1937 essay "World Brain". But over half the books Google scanned were in copyright, and authors across the world launched a campaign to stop Google, which climaxed in a New York courtroom in 2011. A film about the dreams, dilemmas and dangers of the Internet.
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