New York Premiere of "Garwin"
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Event hosted by: Newhouse School, Syracuse University
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GARWIN is a feature length documentary about a scientist who shaped history. Richard Garwin helped in the design of the first successful hydrogen bomb, and has spent much of his career since working to make sure such weapons would never be needed. He has advised every president from Eisenhower to Obama. He was part of an elite group of scientists who were asked to help in crises from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in Japan. This vérité documentary delves into the rich and controversial life and career of Richard Garwin. Meeting renowned scientists, historians and politicians, the filmmakers accompany Dr.Garwin on his quest to build a more peaceful, verdant and sustainable world. From global warming, nuclear proliferation and disarmament to the energy crisis, Richard Garwin is committed to finding solutions to the world’s most daunting challenges.
GARWIN is the second collaboration by filmmakers Richard Breyer and Anand Kamalakar. Their first was “300 Miles to Freedom.”
This screening is free and open to the public – RSVP is required.
Q&A with Richard Garwin and the filmmakers.
Limited Seating, RSVP Required. To RSVP call 718 576 2563
or email [email protected]