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Building Bombs DVD
Building Bombs

Building Bombs

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Offering rare archival footage and a deceptively upbeat atmosphere this Oscar-nominated film delves into the lives of a community gripped by the ultimate weapon of mass destruction--the hydrogen bomb. Pastoral Aiken South Carolina is home to the SavannahRiver Plant the epicenter of America's top secret atomic bomb-making apparatus. Within this nuclear company town directors Mark Mori and Susan J. Robinson unlock a treasure trove of feelings for the bomb--ambivalence resignation anger fear and celebration--while blowing open a cover-up of massive radioactive waste dumping carried out under the shroud of national security. Profiling a diverse cast of outspoken community members from a physicist-turned-peace-activist a politician who speechifies on the goodjobs created by the plant and a worker whose body courses with radioactive particles BUILDING BOMBS artfully grapples with the profound realities of a world filled with nukes by listening closely to those who must live day-to-day in the shadow of the H-bomb. DVD Features: Filmmaker Interviews; PBS Censorship Controversy; Michael Stipe Speaks Out; Rare DOE/Atomic Energy Commission Films; Photo Gallery; Theatrical Trailer; Filmmaker Biographies
Title: Building Bombs
Genre: Special Interest-Politics
Starring: Bill Lawless, Art Dexter, Jane Alexander
Directors: Mark Mori, Susan Robinson
Studio: New Video Group
Release Date: 9/25/2007
Original Year: 1991
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 767685990834
Item #: NVG599083

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