We are the creators and main subjects of "The Revisionaries," a documentary about the controversy surrounding the Texas Board of Education, premiering on PBS tonight at 10 PM EST. Please check out the film, and while you're at it, ask us anything!
My name is Vijay Dewan, and I am the executive producer of The Revisionaries. Scott Thurman (ScottLaDoc) is the director, and we have been working on The Revisionaries for nearly four years now.
The main subjects of the film are also with us. Don McLeroy (donmcleroy) is a dentist, young earth creationist, and former chair of the State Board of Education. Ron Wetherington (rwetheri) is an anthropology professor at SMU and pro-evolution expert who helped develop the science standards. Finally, Kathy Miller (kmillertfn), is the president of the Texas Freedom Network, whose mission is to "advance a mainstream agenda of religious freedom and individual liberties to counter the religious right."
The Revisionaries will be premiering at 10 PM EST on PBS's Independent Lens. You can put in your zip code on the following link and it will let you know when it's showing locally: http://www.itvs.org/television?film=revisionaries. Please note that if you search your DVR, the film may just come up as "Independent Lens" and not "The Revisionaries."
We hope you check out the film, and while you're at it, ask us anything!
For those of you who missed The Revisionaries on TV last night (or would like to watch it again), it is streaming on the PBS website for free until February 27: http://video.pbs.org/video/2325563509
Thanks again for checking out the film!
Here's a brief trailer for the film: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qoeMm0Tm95M
Here are some reviews of the film: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_revisionaries_2012/
Here's Don's Colbert Report interview: http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/413074/april-23-2012/don-mcleroy