Skeletons of the Sahara- Wed., Sept. 25 at 10pm on WOSU

This film tells the story of scientist Paul Sereno’s amazing discovery of a prehistoric human burial ground in the middle of one of the world’s most forbidding desert.  Six weeks into a three-month journey, Sereno’s team makes an unexpected discovery. They find bones not belonging  to prehistoric beasts but to humans.  The last remnants of a people who lived from 10,000 to 5,000 years ago when this now forbidding landscape was a thriving culture on the edge of a vast lake.