Many people are familiar with the ancient Mayan prediction that the world would end in 2012. There are those who believe the end of the Mayan calendar will coincide with the end of times, and those who expect a rebirth of consciousness in today's society.This documentary examines the well known prediction by interviewing noted authors, anthropologists and professors, and dissecting what exactly the 'the end' could be referring to in a modern context. Director Nimrod Erez looks at current events and compares them to the 2012 prophecies, theorizing as to whether the changes reflect a great spiritual transformation, or the complete physical destruction of mankind. A thought provoking and informative documentary.
December 21, 2012: The end date of the sophisticated Long Count Calendar created by the ancient Maya in Central America. Countless books and websites, magazine articles and newspaper headlines debate it's meaning, with enthusiasts in two camps: those forecasting apocalypse - the end of time - and those who see a coming renewal, a rebirth of consciousness. Adding fuel to the debate, some scientists see the increasing number of natural disasters in recent years as evidence of a catastrophic climax of events in 2012. How much of what we're hearing is science and how much is superstition? in this film the leading researchers, writers and scientists in the field tell US exactly what this date means to them, why it's important, and what we should expect.