One of the rewarding experiences that go with creating a film is doing live screenings and being able to interact in a personal way with viewers during Q&A.
The medieval idea of burning people because of their religious beliefs is horrific, but it only adds to the tragedy to say Bruno’s death illustrates the warfare between faith and science.
I love taking part in post-screening discussions of my films because I get to hear and learn from perspectives different from my own.
“Science is a wonderful thing, but human zoos, scientific racism, and eugenics were shocking betrayals of science.”
There’s plenty here for both scientists and theologians to learn — as well as anyone who thinks Galileo shows the Church was at war against science.