Our 7th media partner is FIXED / Making Change Media and Regan Brashear!
FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement is a documentary that takes a close look at the drive to be “better than human” and the radical technological innovations that may take us there.
What does “disabled” mean when a man with no legs can run faster than most people in the world?What does “normal” mean when cosmetic surgery procedures have risen over 450% percent in the last fifteen years and increasing numbers of people turn to “smart drugs” every day to get ahead at school or work? With prenatal screening able to predict hundreds of probable conditions, who should determine what kind of people get to be born? If you could augment your body’s abilities in any way imaginable, would you?
Producer/Director Regan Brashear has been working on labor, race, youth, LGBTQ, and disability issues for over twenty years now through documentary film, union organizing, community forums, and grassroots activism. Now based in Oakland, CA, Brashear is a co-founder of Making Change Media which produces videos for non-profits and labor unions, as well as independent long-form documentaries such as Fixed.