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Written and directed by acclaimed documentarian Lucy Walker the film features an array of important international statesmen, including Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, Pervez Musharraf and Tony Blair. ‘Countdown to Zero’ makes a compelling case for worldwide nuclear disarmament, an issue more topical than ever with the Obama administration working to revive this goal today.
Lucy Walker is a British film director who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award. Her films include feature documentaries The Crash Reel (2013, screened at 2014 ZagrebDox), Waste Land (2010, winner of Audience Award at 2011 ZagrebDox), Countdown to Zero (2010, screened at 2011 ZagrebDox), Blindsight (2006), Devil's Playground (2002) and short films notably The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom (2011, screened at 2013 ZagrebDox) and The Lion's Mouth Opens (2014, in this year's ZagrebDox program). Her films have also been nominated for seven Emmys, an Independent Spirit Award, a DGA Award and a Gotham Award and have won over eighty other film awards.
Countdown to Zero
2010, 92', color, video
Robert Chappell, Gary Clarke, Bryan Donnell, Nick Higgins
Brad Fuller, Brian Johnson
Lawrence Bender Productions, Participant Media
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