The Age of Enlightenment is one of the most exciting episodes in human history and the foundation of modernity. Are we about to squander this heritage or are we creating a 21st century Enlightenment? A 4 x 52 min TV series that transforms complex content into a major cinematic event. I wrote and directed the opening episode. Featuring the philosopher Armen Avanessian, the tech entrepreneur Sridhar Ramaswamy, the economy journalist Kara Swisher, the psychologist Steven Pinker, the political scientist Maja Göpel, the gene researcher Dieter Egli, a.o. Watch it on Arte.tv.