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Film and Debate
30-09-2015 at 19:30 - 22:00
The true story of Stanislav Petrov
THE MAN WHO SAVED THE WORLD
From Nuclear Holocaust
“Few people know of Stanislav Petrov… yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him.” The documentary film The Man Who Saved the World (starring: Walter Cronkite, Robert De Niro, Matt Damon and Kevin Costner) tells the gripping true story of Stanislav Petrov – a man who single-handedly averted a full-scale nuclear world war, but now struggles to get his life back on track. With an introduction by Rimma Velikanova, student at Hanze University of Applied Sciences, who works for the PNND and UNFOLD ZERO, a new platform for United Nations focused initiatives and actions for the achievement of a nuclear weapons free world. After the screening Christoph Humrich, assistant professor of international relations at the Groningen university, will give a critical comment.
More information: http://www.sggroningen.nl/en/evenement/man-who-saved-world