Containment

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Containment

Nothing stays put for ever.

Year: 2015

Duration: 80 minutes

Genre: Documentary

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Writer: Peter Galison and Robb Moss

Producer: Peter Galison, Robb Moss and Chyld King

Director: Peter Galison and Robb Moss

Can we contain some of the deadliest, most long—lasting substances ever produced? Left over from the Cold War are a hundred million gallons of radioactive sludge, covering vast radioactive lands. Governments around the world, desperate to protect future generations, have begun imagining society 10,000 years from now in order to create monuments that will speak across the time. Part observational essay filmed in weapons plants, Fukushima and deep underground — and part graphic novel — Containment weaves between an uneasy present and an imaginative, troubled far future, exploring the idea that over millennia, nothing stays put. “Engaging”—Eye for Film, UK “...a fantastic documentary because it doesn't come across as propaganda, or an attempt to proselytise in an obvious and heavy handed way. Rather, it is an intelligent, insightful and above all complex discussion about what do with all the nuclear waste we have already created.”—Bina007 Movie Reviews