“Pandora’s Promise,” a new film about environmentalists’ support of nuclear energy as a solution to global climate change, will be shown in a limited Knoxville engagement this week, starting today (Friday, July 19) and ending Thursday, a media advisory said.
A panel discussion at 8:45 p.m. Saturday will include representatives of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USEC, and the University of Tennessee. It will follow the 7 p.m. showing of the film.
Scheduled panelists include:
- Jeff Binder, director of nuclear science and engineering at ORNL;
- Robert Eby, director of technology and process engineering for the United States Enrichment Corp. (USEC);
- Doug Kothe, director of the ORNL-based Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors;
- Gordon Peterson, student and president of the Health Physics Society at the University of Tennessee;
- Ned Sauthoff, director for the ORNL-based U.S. ITER International Fusion Energy Reactor Project; and
- Lawrence Townsend, Chancellor’s Professor of Nuclear Engineering at the University of Tennessee.
The film will be shown at Regal Cinemas Downtown West, which is at 1640 Downtown West Blvd. in Knoxville.
Advance ticket orders are recommended, particularly for the 7 p.m. showing on Saturday, July 20, the advisory said. Individual tickets are $10.25 and may be purchased in advance through the Regal Cinemas online box office at www.regmovies.com. The group ticket sales number is (800) 792-8244; groups of 25 or more pay $9.25 per ticket.
More information is available at www.pandoraspromise.com.