The Believers

February 11, 2012

Gene Siskel Film Center
164 North State Street, Chicago, IL, United States


137 Films in association with The Chicago council on Science and Technology Present “a-work-in-progress’ screening of The Believers.

The Believers tells the strange story of Martin Fleischmann and Stanley Pons, chronologically documenting the summer of 1989 as well as new developments today. The tale includes mystery, scandal, personal tragedy, and scientific wonder.

Understanding of events shifts depending on who is telling the story. A mixture of interviews, vérité footage, archival media, scientific animation, and reenactments will compliment interviews with scientists, journalists, politicians, and officials. Woven together, they paint a vivid, often contradicting account of what happened.

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Watch the 4:00 minute trailer

Topic Resources:
Making Scientists Seem Human–Through Film!
What if Cold Fusion is Real?
2012: The Year of Cold Fusion?

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Event Details

When: Saturday, February 11, 2012
11:00am Registration
12:00pm Screening

Where: Gene Siskel Film Center
164 North State Street Chicago, IL

Fees: $15.00 non-members / $5.00 Students