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Director’s Comment

September 1, 2010

Comment on the NY Times
During the filming of “To Age or Not To Age”, a number of the scientists mentioned, in one way or another, that aging research has historically been seen as crackpot, from the ancient myths to Ponce de Leon.
I had also looked skeptically at the pursuit of radical life extension or extreme [...]

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Featured in Seniors for Living

July 28, 2010

To Age or Not to Age: Intriguing Research Featured in New Film
By Michelle Seitzer
[The following article was originally posted on Seniors For Living on July 27, 2010.  Click here for the original article.]
People in New York City were treated to an interesting new film, To Age or Not to Age, this July at the Village East Cinema. [...]

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TO AGE OR NOT TO AGE ON SPECTRUMCULTURE.COM

July 20, 2010

To Age or Not to Age

By Shannon Gramas
[Originally posted on spectrumculture.com (where snobbery and trash collide) on July 19, 2010.  Click here for original article]
In the series of Future History stories written by the science fiction author Robert Heinlein, mankind has developed the technological capability to arbitrarily extend the human lifespan. Repeated applications of the [...]

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TO AGE OR NOT TO AGE IN LATIN AMERICAN HERALD TRIBUNE

June 17, 2010

Marcela Sanchez: A Better Option for Aging
By Marcela Sanchez
I just returned from an extended trip to see my parents in Colombia.  Their health has deteriorated this last year and by the time I arrived my father was in the hospital looking extremely thin and having difficulty breathing.  As he puts it, in nine months he [...]

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OPENING IN NYC ON JULY 16TH

May 10, 2010

 
TO AGE OR NOT TO AGE opens in New York City on July 16th at the Village East Cinema,  181-189 Second Avenue (at 12th Street). 
Show times for July 16th through July 22nd are as follows:  11:00 am,  1:00 pm, 3:15 pm, 5:30 pm, 7:45 pm, 10:15 pm.
On Friday, July 16th and Saturday, July 17th, [...]

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Article in Polish Daily News (Nowy Dziennik)

March 8, 2010

Can we live longer? – Aleksandra Slabisz, Nowy Dziennik, February 19, 2010.
[This article was translated from the original Polish article that appeared in the Polish Daily News (Nowy Dziennik) on February 19, 2010.]
Is it possible to delay ageing? Can man live 120 years and enjoy the health of a 50 year old?  It is possible, scientists say.
Delaying [...]

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Featured in Scientific American Magazine

February 17, 2010

Katie Moisse, a reporter for Scientific American Magazine, attended the premiere of  TO AGE OR NOT TO AGE at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre on February 11th.  In her article, Anti-aging talk: Getting old or just getting started?, published on February 13th, 2010, she notes,
 The very definition of aging was one of the documentary’s more intriguing topics. Do we [...]

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Snapshots of the Premiere

February 16, 2010

On Thursday, February 11th, following the premiere of TO AGE OR NOT TO AGE at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, film director, Robert Kane Pappas, was joined by Dr. Robert Butler, Dr Leonard Guarente and Dr. Aubrey de Grey for a lively and stimulating discussion of the issues surrounding the profound discoveries relating to longevity [...]

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Director’s Notes, from Robert Kane Pappas

January 30, 2010

On Halloween (October 31st) 2006, I read the front page story in the New York Times Science section, regarding calorie restriction (CR) and its effects on the health and lifespan of monkeys. Two days later there was a second article beginning on the front page of the Main section, which amplified the first story.
Scientists at [...]

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