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Hot Docs London: LET THERE BE LIGHT + Q&A

Part of Hot Docs London, 21 - 24 September
Dir: Mila Aung-Thwin & Van Royko
Canada / 2017 / 80mins

In a race against time, thirty five nations have come together in the French countryside to try and solve the greatest mystery of our time; how to produce an alternative energy source and keep the world turning.

The most complex science experiment ever conducted, ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) brings together some of the world’s greatest minds in an attempt to build an artificial sun here on Earth. If successful, the project could literally save the world but if it fails, it will be the most expensive failure in scientific history.

Overseen by a coalition of some of the wealthiest countries in the world, the project is plagued by conflicting priorities, budget cuts and the opposition of the fossil fuel industry. Following the scientists dedicating their lives to the search for the answer, Let There Be Light is a fascinating epic exploring the science behind our planet’s past, present, and future.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with co-director Mila Aung-Thwin. Ticket holders are also invited to join us in the bar after the Q&A for a drinks reception (sponsored by the Canadian High Commission).

Book Tickets

Date: Thu 21 September, 2017
Time: 18:30
Price: £12.50 (£10 concessions)
There are currently no screenings of this film.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ADVERTS PLAYED BEFORE FILMS IN THE BERTHA DOCHOUSE SCREEN. ALL FEATURES WILL START PROMPTLY FOLLOWING A SELECTION OF TRAILERS.