Screening of the American Documentary Feature “Nuclear Now”
Date of Event: 30-May-2023 - 30-May-2023
Time of Event: 20:00
Location of Event: At The Royal Film Commission – Jordan (Outdoor Amphitheater) – First Circle – Jabal Amman
Oliver Stone, 105 minutes,
in Arabic with Arabic subtitles, 2022.
Followed by a
Q&A with Isabelle Boemeke, executive producer and activist
The movie shows how fossil fuels are contributing to global warming, prompting
a reckoning with the power and tactics of major oil companies. While Uranium
atoms possess highly concentrated energy and the United States spearheaded
efforts to harness it for electricity generation. According to the movie, a PR
campaign, fueled partially by coal and oil interests, was launched in the
mid-20th century to frighten the public about low-level radiation and blur the
distinction between nuclear weapons and nuclear power.