Transcendent Man movie ranks as #2 documentary on iTunes in U.S.; Kurzweil, Ptolemy slotted for CNN Monday

March 6, 2011

Transcendent Man, the film about the life and ideas of Ray Kurzweil by director Barry Ptolemy, now ranks as #1 documentary in sales on iTunes in Canada, and #2 in the United States, after Waiting for Superman.

Transcendent Man is also listed in the top 20 in customer ratings among all movies on iTunes in the United States, as of March 5. The film was rated five stars by 86 percent of customers.

Kurzweil and Ptolemy are scheduled for an interview Monday on CNN Newsroom at 1:45 p.m. EST.

Film screenings are scheduled for March 10 in Washington, D.C. (at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue), March 21 in Boston (Coolidge Corner Theater), April 5 in London (The Science Museum IMAX Theater), and April 14 in San Francisco (Palace of Fine Arts).  DVD release date is May 24.

More info: Transcendent Man website, related KurzweilAI news.