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July 30th: "Countdown to Zero" coming to Seattle!

July 14, 2010

On Friday July 30th, 2010 at 7:00 pm  

at the Landmark Varsity Theater, 

 Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (WPSR)

is proud to host the Seattle opening day screening of 

Countdown to Zero

a new feature film from the producer of An Inconvenient Truth.   




The screening will be followed by a Question & Answer Session with local disarmament experts, sponsored by WPSR.   

Head to Cafe Allegro, across the street (4214 University Way NE) after the movie is over 











"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 with the Obama administration working to revive this goal today. 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."

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For more information about Countdown to Zero, please go here.


Support for this event comes from Ploughshares Fund Participant Media, and WPSR.



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