Living Waters: Intelligent Design in the Oceans of the Earth

A fascinating exploration of life in the liquid universe that covers more than 70% of our planet.

Filmed in Canada, Bermuda, Polynesia, Mexico, and the United States, this remarkable documentary celebrates the beauty and brilliance of the biological systems that make life in the oceans possible. Extraordinary cinematography and computer animation open stunning windows of discovery, including:

A spectacular tour of a dolphin’s internal sonar system—a mechanism so powerful and precise, the animals can locate and capture small fish buried in the sand.

The magnetic compass embedded in the head of a sea turtle—a biological wonder that guides these long-distance travelers as they journey across thousands of miles of open sea.

A Pacific salmon’s amazing sense of smell—an elaborate navigational aid that leads the fish back from years in the ocean to the gravel stream bed where it was born.

The power and majestic grace of a humpback whale—a creature whose existence defies the theory of Darwinian evolution.

Each leg of this cinematic odyssey is highlighted by cutting edge research and compelling evidence for purpose and design. LIVING WATERS is an unforgettable film that challenges scientific materialism with the timeless truth about the origin and complexity of life on Earth.

LIVING WATERS is the third film in Illustra Media’s acclaimed documentary collection, THE DESIGN OF LIFE.

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Flight: The Genius of Birds

If you enjoy wildlife documentaries produced by the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and the BBC, yet find yourself disappointed by their focus on the blind undirected processes of Darwinian evolution, then you need to see FLIGHT. This sequel to Illustra’s critically acclaimed Metamorphosis: The Beauty and Design of Butterflies explores the miracle of avian flight and the biological wonders that make it possible. The result is a unique and compelling case for design and purpose in the living world.

FLIGHT is highlighted by technical and artistic excellence that rivals documentaries like Planet Earthand March of the Penguins. Photographed in North America, Peru, England, Greenland and Antarctica,FLIGHT combines stunning imagery and computer animation with cutting-edge research and an original musical score to celebrate birds and their incomparable ability to live in the skies.

This is a film that will stir your heart and mind. A journey through nature filled with astonishing beauty and masterpieces of engineering that each confirm a fundamental truth: Every facet of creation reveals unmistakable evidence of supernatural intelligence and mind.

FLIGHT: The Genius of Birds marks the launch of Illustra Media’s new series, The Design of Life. It is available in DVD and Blu-ray with English subtitles, Stereo and 5.1 Surround audio.

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Throughout history, butterflies have fascinated artists and philosophers, scientists and schoolchildren with their profound mystery and beauty. In Metamorphosis you will explore their remarkable world as few ever have before.

Spectacular photography, computer animation and magnetic resonance imaging open once hidden doors to every stage of a butterfly – life cycle. How did these extraordinary creatures come into being? Are they the products of a blind, undirected process? Or, were they designed by an intelligent cause?

Filmed in North, Central, and South America, Metamorphosis is an unforgettable documentary filled with the joys of discovery and wonder.

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Darwin’s Dilemma

The third film in Illustra Media’s long-planned intelligent design trilogy is Darwin’s Dilemma.

This documentary will examine what many consider to be the most powerful refutation of Darwinian evolution – the Cambrian fossil record. Charles Darwin realized that the fossil evidence did not support his theory of gradual, step-by-step evolutionary development. He hoped that future generations of scientists would make the discoveries necessary to validate his ideas. Today, after more than 150 years of exploration fossil evidence of slow, incremental biological change has yet to be excavated. Instead, we find a picture of the rapid appearance of fully developed, complex organisms during the outset of the Cambrian geological era. Organisms that embody almost all of the major animal body plans that exist today. This remarkable explosion of life is best explained by the existence of a transcendent intelligence.

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The Privileged Planet

Is Earth merely a speck of dust lost without significance in the universe or is our planet the product of intelligent design? Today, scientific evidence indicates that the many factors that make Earth suitable for complex life also provide the best conditions for astronomical discovery. The Privileged Planet explores this intriguing correlation and its implications on our understanding of the origin and purpose of the cosmos.


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Unlocking the Mystery of Life

Is life on Earth the product of purely undirected processes like time, chance and natural selection or can the origin and diversity of living organisms be traced to an intelligent cause? Unlocking the Mystery of Life explores these timeless questions and presents compelling evidence to support an idea that could revolutionize scientific thought – the theory of intelligent design.


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The Case for a Creator

What do the discoveries of modern biology, physics, cosmology, and astronomy really tell us about the origin of life and the universe? When objectively considered, does contemporary scientific evidence point toward or away from a supernatural Creator? Strobel interviewed scientists and scholars from a wide range of disciplines for the answers.

Based upon a New York Times best-seller, The Case for a Creator is a remarkable film about Lee Strobel’s journey from spiritual skepticism to a profound faith in the God who has etched His indelible signature upon every galaxy and living cell. The Creator now revealed by 21st century science.

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Where does the Evidence Lead?

For more than a century, Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection has defined biology. Yet today a growing number of scientists question its ability to account for the origin and diversity of life. This six part series, containing excerpts from Unlocking the Mystery of Life, examines Darwinian evolution and presents to students a powerful challenge to its validity: the theory of intelligent design.


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The Intelligent Design Collection

Illustra Media and RPI will launch distribution of a special DVD collector’s edition set featuring Unlocking the Mystery of Life, The Privileged Planet and Darwin’s Dilemma. The release date of The Intelligent Design Collection is Sept. 1, 2010.

For the past two decades one theory has challenged the scientific establishment and Darwinian evolution – the theory of intelligent design.

While science generally contends that life and the universe are the products of undirected material processes, new evidence from biology, chemistry, paleontology, physics, and astronomy points clearly to a world designed for a purpose. At the heart of this debate are three remarkable films that have defined the major arguments for the existence of an intelligent agent behind all of life and the cosmos.

These internationally-acclaimed documentaries are now available, for the first time, in a
special 3-DVD collector’s edition that includes more than six hours of feature programming and bonus material.

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