Indian Point film to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

By Colleen Wilson

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A documentary about Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan is set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday.

The film, called “Indian Point,” chronicles the nuclear power plant’s history, which dates back to the 1950s, and the ongoing controversies surrounding the plant’s operation. The documentary includes interviews with federal agency employees, residents from the community, journalists, plant workers and representatives from environmental organizations.

The film’s first showing will be at a theater in the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. Following the film will be a Q&A with the director, Ivy Meeropol; Gregory Jaczko, former chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commissionl Brian Vangor, a senior control room operator at Indian Point; and others.

The documentary will also be screened at 3 p.m. Sunday, 3:30 p.m. April 22 and 6:15 p.m. April 24 at different theaters. Visit for more information.


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Colleen Wilson
Colleen is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. She covers energy, transportation and state government for the Westchester County Business Journal.

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