Eight Minutes To Midnight: A Portrait of Dr. Helen Caldicott


59m 1981

Brief Synopsis

The story of Dr. Helen Caldicott's work as an anti-nuclear power activist is told. Caldicott, also a pediatrician, mother, and author, was a pivotal figure in the international campaign for nuclear disarmament, and worked to inform the public about the medical dangers of using nuclear power. The fo

Film Details

Release Date
1981
Production Company
Caldicott Project

Technical Specs

Duration
59m

Synopsis

The story of Dr. Helen Caldicott's work as an anti-nuclear power activist is told. Caldicott, also a pediatrician, mother, and author, was a pivotal figure in the international campaign for nuclear disarmament, and worked to inform the public about the medical dangers of using nuclear power. The footage for the fim was shot between 1978 and 1980, critical years in the debate about nuclear energy.

Film Details

Release Date
1981
Production Company
Caldicott Project

Technical Specs

Duration
59m

Award Nominations

Best Documentary Feature

1981

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Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Point of View - Documentary Special Program) April 2-23, 1981.

16mm