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Countdown to Zero Film Opening, July 30th at Cinema 21

July 30, 2010 - July 30, 2010
Portland, Oregon

Reserve your free tickets to see Countdown to Zero, the new film about modern nuclear threats from the makers of An Inconvenient Truth.

When: Friday, July 30th, 7:00pm
Where:
Cinema 21, 616 NW 21st Avenue, Portland, OR 

Film screening followed by discussion with local peace and anti-nuclear activists about what we can do to DEMAND ZERO.

Reserve your free tickets now!

As part of our Summer of Anti-Nuclear Activism campaign, Oregon PSR is offering a limited number of free tickets to the film opening on a first come, first served basis.

Email the names in your party and your phone number, or call 503-274-2720 and leave the names in your party, phone number and email address. Limit 4 tickets per person. 

Countdown to Zero
 traces the history of the atomic bomb from its origins to the present state of global affairs: nine nations possess nuclear weapons capabilities with others racing to join them, with the world held in a delicate balance that could be shattered by an act of terrorism, failed diplomacy, or a simple accident. Written and directed by acclaimed documentarian Lucy Walker (The Devil’s Playground, Blindsight), the film features an array of important international statesmen, including Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pervez Musharraf and Tony Blair. Countdown to Zero makes a compelling case for worldwide nuclear disarmament, an issue more topical than ever. The film was produced by Academy Award winner and 2009 nominee Lawrence Bender (Inglourious Basterds, An Inconvenient Truth) and developed, financed and executive produced by Participant Media, together with World Security Institute.

Resources

  • Nuclear Famine: A Billion People at Risk Report

    Newly generated data on the decline in agricultural production that would follow a limited, regional nuclear war in South Asia support the concern that more than one billion people would be in danger of starvation. Epidemic disease and further conflict spawned by such a famine would put additional hundreds of millions at risk. Read more »

  • Don't Bank on the Bomb Report

    Don’t Bank on the Bomb is the first major global report on the financing of companies that manufacture, modernize and maintain nuclear weapons and their delivery vehicles. It identifies more than 300 banks, insurance companies, pension funds and asset managers from 30 countries that invest significantly in 20 major nuclear weapons producers. Read more »