PANDORA'S PROMISE

By Robert STONE

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Documentary - Completed 2013


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Sundance Film Festival 2013
Documentary Premieres
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Environmental
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 87 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Robert STONE
    • Producer(s)
    • Jim SWARTZ, Robert STONE (Robert Stone Productions), Susan SWARTZ
    • Synopsis
    • Impact Partners presents PANDORA’S PROMISE, the groundbreaking new film by Academy-Award®-nominated director Robert Stone. The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we’ve got nuclear power wrong? An audience favorite at the Sundance Film Festival, PANDORA’S PROMISE asks whether the one technology we fear most could save our planet from a climate catastrophe, while providing the energy needed to lift billions of people in the developing world out of poverty. In his controversial new film, Stone tells the intensely personal stories of environmentalists and energy experts who have undergone a radical conversion from being fiercely anti- to strongly pro-nuclear energy, risking their careers and reputations in the process. Stone exposes this controversy within the environmental movement head-on with stories of defection by heavyweights including Stewart Brand, Richard Rhodes, Gwyneth Cravens, Mark Lynas and Michael Shellenberger.
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