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Xavier Aaronson, Vice Media

Xavier Aaronson is an award-winning filmmaker best known for his Vice documentaries that explore the culmination of all things strange and influential in the world of modern science and technology. 

He’s traveled from the northernmost city in the Arctic to the deepest gold mines of South Africa in search of human-centered stories that put into perspective the wonderful and twisted future we’re all rushing towards. 

The most recent feature documentary film he produced is called The Most Unknown and it follows nine scientists traveling around the world to uncover unexpected answers to some of humanity’s biggest questions. It was directed by Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ian Cheney and advised by world-renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog. Out on Netflix now.

Wednesday, September 26