Impact of the Atom Film and Lecture Series: “Dr. Strangelove”

Event time: 
Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Whitney Humanities Center (WALL53), Auditorium See map
53 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Dr. Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (directed by Stanley Kubrick, 1964 USA) is a dark comedy film directed, produced, and co-written by Stanley Kubrick and stars Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden and Slim Pickens. Released at the height of the Cold War it features an insane general who triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Running time: 95 minutes. Format 35 mm.

This film is presented as part of the Impact of the Atom Film & Lecture Series. It is offered free & open to the public.

Sponsor: Films at the Whitney, Yale University Physics Department, and the Yale Wright Laboratory