Indian Point

World Documentary Competition

World Premiere

USA | 94 MINUTES

INDIAN POINT

Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
Nestled along one of the most picturesque sections of the Hudson River is Indian Point, an aging nuclear power plant. Designed in the early 1950’s, the plant is located only 35 miles north of Times Square. With over 50 million people living in close proximity, Indian Point’s ongoing operation continues to spark heated debates over safety for the surrounding community and nearby ecosystems. With unprecedented access to the plant and using rich archival material, the documentary looks at the continuing fight for clean energy and reminds us of the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami that damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.

Featuring candid interviews with environmental activists, journalists, power plant employees, local residents, and the former chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Indian Point presents widely varied points of view about one of the most contentious issues of our time. Director Ivy Meeropol creates an eye-opening and provocative exploration of the regulatory process, environmental impact, and the uncertain future of nuclear power in the United States.

—Dan Hunt

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Ivy Meeropol

Ivy Meeropol is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker. Her work has been featured on the Sundance Channel and HBO. Meeropol’s films have been nominated for numerous awards and her feature, Heir To An Execution, was shortlisted for an Academy Award®.
Director
Ivy Meeropol
Screenwriter
Ivy Meeropol
Producer
Ivy Meeropol, Julie Goldman
Editor
Stephen Heffner
Cinematographer
Daniel B. Gold, Brett Wiley, Rob Featherstone
Executive Producer
Ruth Mutch, Anne O'Shea, Brian Quattrini
Composer
Nathan Halpern
Co-Producer
Chris Clements, Carolyn Hepburn
Add'l Credit 1
Toby Shimin
Cast
Gregory Jaczko, Brian Vangor, Phillip Musegaas, Marilyn Elie, Roger Witherspoon

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