Alert Today Film Series: Fail-Safe

Jan 30 2014
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Russell Special Collections Building

Inspired by the ongoing exhibit Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow: Living with the Atomic Bomb, 1945-1965 on display in the Russell Library Gallery, this film series will explore cultural manifestations of nuclear anxiety and the Cold War politics of the time period. Each film in the series is curated and introduced by Dr. Christopher Sieving (UGA Department of Theatre and Film Studies). Light refreshments provided during intermission; doors open at 6:30PM.

More About The Film…
Fail-Safe (1964): American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it’s a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted? Starring Walter Matthau and Henry Fonda. (Run Time: 112 minutes)

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