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Revenge of the Electric Car

Title (Spanish): Revenge of the Electric Car
Title (English): Revenge of the Electric Car
Country of Origin: USA
Year of Completion: 2011
Duration: 90 minutes
Format: DVD
Language: English
Subtitles: Spanish

Thursday 09/09/2012
7:00 PM
Friday 09/07/2012
7:00 PM
Friday 09/07/2012
5:00 PM
Saturday 09/08/2012
4:00 PM
Sunday 09/09/2012
11:00 AM

Centro Cultural Eduardo León Jimenes
Santiago

FUNGLODE Auditorium
Santo Domingo

Centro Cultural Narciso González
Santo Domingo

Auditorio del Centro Cultural Perelló
Baní

Biblioteca Nazario Rize-Badia Llabaly
San Francisco de Macorís

II Muestra de Cine Medioambiental Dominicana, 5-9 de Septiembre 2012

Film SynopsisIn Revenge of the Electric Car, director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to chronicle the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of cars is America’s future: fast, furious, and cleaner than ever.

With almost every major car maker now jumping to produce new electric models, Revenge follows the race to be the first, the best, and to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world. It’s not just the next generation of green cars that’s on the line, it’s the future of the automobile itself.

Revenge of the Electric Car is narrated by Tim Robbins. The primary cast includes CEO and President of Renault and Nissan Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk, Former Vice Chairman of GM Bob Lutz and EV do-it-yourselfer Greg “Gadget” Abbott.

Film Credits:

Director: Chris Paine
Producers: P.G. Morgan and Jessie Deeter
Writer: P.G. Morgan
Executive Producer: Stefano Durdic
Director of Photography: Thaddeus Wadleigh
Editor: Chris A. Peterson

Director's Biography:

Chris Paine is the co-writer and director of Revenge of the Electric Car (2011). His prior work includes the feature documentary in 2006, Who Killed the Electric Car? This was released by Sony to become one of the most successful documentaries of recent times. Chris has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Nightline, ABC World News Tonight, Democracy Now, and Science Friday on NPR. He's spoken nationally at venues including Brown, Stanford, Princeton, and the Matthew Shepard Symposium on Social Justice. His film projects as executive producer include Mark Neale's Charge!, Faster! and No Maps for These Territories.

Chris was raised in the San Francisco Bay area and graduated from Colgate University in New York. In the wake of the BP disaster in 2010, he co-founded the counter-spin site, counterspill.com. Chris supports the work of the Rainforest Action Network, Impro Theater, the Black Rock Arts Foundation, and everyone helping to reduce the use of gasoline.

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