Atomic Homefront

Post image for Human Rights Watch screens documentary at M-A PAC on March 20

There will be special screening and discussion of the documentary film, Atomic Homefront, organized by Human Rights Watch, on Tuesday, March 20, from 6:45 to 9:00 pm at the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center.

Recently released, Atomic Homefront examines one community’s activism and the need for government accountability in the wake of decades of radioactive waste contamination in the northern suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri.

Following the film, Marcos Orellana, Director of Human Rights Watch’s Environment & Human Rights Division will be in conversation with Dr. Rod Ewing, Frank Stanton Professor in Nuclear Security at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studie, and Lauren Davis, Director of 11th Hour Project’s Energy Program. The conversation will be moderated by Michael Kieschnick, President of the Green Advocacy Project.

The screening is free but attendees are asked to RSVP by Wednesday, March 14:

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