Sat Dec 15 14:04:01 CST 2012
CNN Films will air "Pandora's Promise" on CNN this Thursday, Nov. 7, from 7=
to 9 p.m. Mountain Time, with encores from 9 to 11 p.m., and again from mi=
dnight to 2 a.m. Friday.
The Thursday airings will be the global television debut for director Rober=
t Stone's controversial new film, which premiered earlier this year at the =
Sundance Film Festival in Utah, and also had a preview showing in Idaho Fal=
ls on Oct. 30 at the Colonial Theater sponsored by the Idaho Section of the=
American Nuclear Society and the Partnership for Science and Technology.
CNN Films acquired the domestic television rights for "Pandora's Promise," =
which explores the potential of nuclear power to combat the worldwide crisi=
s of climate change.
In the film, Academy Award-nominated director Stone tells the intensely per=
sonal 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. He features stories=
of defection by Stewart Brand, Richard Rhodes, Gwyneth Cravens, Mary Lynas=
and Michael Shellenberger.
The film features an Idaho connection with interviews with Leonard "Len" Ko=
ch and Charles Till, as well as footage shot at Idaho National Laboratory.
You can help spread the word by talking about "Pandora's Promise" on Facebo=
ok and Twitter. You can also join in the conversation on Twitter as the pro=
gram airs on CNN. The night of the program, the Nuclear Energy Institute (N=
EI) will be very active on Twitter (@N_E_I), helping to curate a real-time =
conversation about the program using the #PandorasPromise hashtag. You shou=
ld feel free to join in on what should be a very active conversation.
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