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“The New Fire” Film Screening with Q&A | Berkeley

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.

Sibley Auditorium | Bechtel Engineering Center, UC Berkeley, CA

Event Details

Come and watch a film by David Schumacher and stay after the credits to discuss with the director himself some questions you may gather from the film.

Short synopsis of the film:

Nuclear power has become a villain in popular culture and among much of the environmental community. Yet the next-generation reactors currently in development may actually be key to avoiding global catastrophe. The young entrepreneurs heading this energy revolution realize they’re up against more than the climate clock – they need to convince all of us that the new nuclear is safe and achievable. Filmed across four continents over the course of twenty two months, Emmy-winning director David Schumacher’s film focuses on how the generation facing the most severe impact of climate change is fighting back with ingenuity and hope. The New Fire tells a provocative and startlingly positive story about a planet in crisis and the young heroes who are trying to save it.

Free but an RSVP is required.

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Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
Categories: Movies
Address: Bechtel Engineering Center, UC Berkeley, CA