A new video documentary explores Gene Roddenberry‘s Star Trek vision.
Star Trek: The Fifty Year Mission is centered on one of the fan films currently in production, Star Trek Continues.
“In the wake of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Star Trek, is Gene Roddenberry’s original vision still alive?”
Star Trek: The Fifty Year Mission seeks to answer that question, exploring today’s world of fan-produced Star Trek.
In the video seen below, those affiliated with the fan film explain what drew them to Star Trek and why it continues to appeal to fans today. The documentary features clips from the original series, as well as vintage comments from Roddenberry where he explained how and why he created Star Trek.
Star Trek: The Fifty Year Mission includes commentary from Roddenberry, Vic Mignogna (Kirk), Todd Haberkorn (Spock), Larry Nemecek, James Kerwin (director), Chuck Huber (McCoy), and more.