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Tesla: Master of Lightning presented by Stanford Arts and Camera As Witness, Graduate School of Education

Stanford Arts Institute and Camera As Witness, School of Education presentINDIVIDUAL TO UNIVERSAL series co-sponsored with Bechtel International Center, Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Stanford Film Society and Stanford Society of Physics StudentsTHURSDAY, May 26Bechtel International Center, Stanford University584 Capistrano Way, Assembly Room7:00PMTesla: Master of Lightning(87 min) USA    Director: Robert UthProducers: Simonida and Robert Uthhttp://www.unaff.org/2013/f_tesla.htmlNikola Tesla was one of the greatest inventors of the 20th century, with over 700 worldwide patents to his name. He was a visionary genius whose radical ideas created the technology that connects the world with power and information. One of history's most controversial and misunderstood people, his incredible story is finally being brought to the screen. Tesla, Master of Lightning, is a multi-media project that tells the comprehensive story of the life and work of Nikola Tesla for the very first time. The film features many new and unknown details of Tesla's life, including the influence he had on the Strategic Defense Initiative missile defense program. A great deal of the story is told in Tesla's own words, drawn from his autobiographical and scientific writings and performed by Stacy Keach. Following the screening discussion with the filmmakers Simonida and Robert Uth moderated by Jasmina Bojic, Camera As Witness Program Director and Founder of the international documentary film festival UNAFFFREE and open to the general public

Details

When:

Thursday, May 26, 2016. 07:00 PM

Where:

Bechtel International Center, 584 Capistrano Way, Assembly Room, Stanford University

Sponsor:

Bechtel International Center, Stanford Arts, Stanford Film Society, Camera as Witness Program

Contact:

(650) 725-0012
jasmina1@stanford.edu

Admission:

FREE and open to the general public