Today’s DOC NYC spotlight looks at films on science and technology, with a special focus on energy:
THE EXPERIMENTAL CITY
Director: Chad Freidrichs
A fascinating chronicle of an almost successful attempt to build the city of the future by a visionary scientist and futurist comic strip writer in the 1960s.
HAPPENING: A CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION
Director: James Redford
Seeking hope for a sustainable tomorrow, filmmaker James Redford crosses the country to chronicle the clean energy revolution already taking place.
Directors: Sam Wainwright Douglas, Paul Lovelace, Jessica Wolfson
A fascinating look at biodiesel, a growing industry with the potential to undercut the dominance of Big Oil — and it all starts with recycled cooking oil.
THE NEW FIRE
Director: David Schumacher
Innovative young nuclear engineers attempt to develop next-generation reactors to provide clean and safe solutions to the world’s future energy needs.
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