University of Nuclear Bombs

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Should a learning institution be on the front lines of building a nuclear bomb? This is the question posed by “The University of Nuclear Bombs”, a powerful and controversial documentary that explores the intimate role that the University of California has had in the development of the American military’s nuclear program. With a combination of archive footage and interviews with renowned analysts (including Noam Chomsky) and community activists, this provocative film brings to light the timely issue of nuclear weapons in the modern age, posing important questions about the role of universities in society, and the responsibility, if any, that science and research have to mankind.

Directed by Joshua King Ortiz & Mohamed Elsawi

Produced by Joshua King Ortiz & Mohamed Elsawi