A fascinating and frightening exploration of the dangers of nuclear weapons, this film is a wake-up call about the urgency of the nuclear threat. It exposes a variety of present-day threats and features insights from a host of international experts and world leaders who advocate the total elimination of nuclear weapons. Countdown to Zero tells a striking story of uncertainty, exposing the real possibility of nuclear disaster and revealing the truth behind an issue on which human survival itself depends. Directed by Lucy Walker. Produced by Lawrence Bender.
Introduced by Andrew Portocarrero, Executive Vice President, World Security Institute. Discussion with Zia Mian, Program on Science and Global Security, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, follows screening.