Release Date: June 5th, 2005
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 19 min
John Dobson tours the country giving lectures on astronomy, cosmology, and telescope design.
Director: Jeffrey Jacobs
Some of his theories seem cockamamie compared with current intellectual norms, though, so it's too bad the filmmakers don't give him time to make a coherent case. show more
An entirely unconventional, hypnotic, meandering film. show more
As we learn, delightfully so, in Jeffrey Fox Jacobs' documentary A Sidewalk Astronomer, the Peking-born Dobson promotes the building and use of small, inexpensive telescopes to study the wonders of the sky. show more