USA, 2013, 87’,
Impact Partners in association with Vulcan Productions and CNN Films
The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we’ve got nuclear power wrong? An audience favorite at the Sundance Film Festival, Pandora’s Promise asks whether the one technology we fear most could save our planet from a climate catastrophe, while providing the energy needed to lift billions of people in the developing world out of poverty.
Robert Stone was born in England in 1958. After graduating with a degree in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he moved to New York City in 1983. His first film, Radio Bikini, was nominated for an Academy Award for Documentary Feature. Multi-tasking as a producer, director, writer, editor and cameraman, Stone has developed an esteemed international reputation for his unique and critically acclaimed feature-documentaries about American history, pop-culture, the mass media, and the environment.
Filmography (selected): 2009 – Earth Days 2007 – Oswald’s Ghost 2004 – Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst 1987 – Radio Bikini