The Oldest Person in the World

Director: Sam Green

Institute History

  • 2017 Catalyst Forum


The Oldest Person in the World is an innovative documentary project by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green. The film weaves together portraits of the people around the world who hold the Guinness Record for being the oldest person alive, a record that says a great deal about who we are: about fate, about mortality, and about the knowledge and experiences that will be lost forever as time passes and the world moves inexorably forward. This is not a documentary about a timely issue, but a timeless film about the passage of time.

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