Join an Oppenheimer screening near you

By | July 13, 2023

You’re invited to a screening of Christopher Nolan’s upcoming film, Oppenheimer, at a theater near you.

Oppenheimer tells the story of the birth of the atomic age. Because the world continues to grapple with its impacts, accompanying the film in each city will be a panel discussion exploring the history of harm imposed by nuclear weapons, the policies that drive their purpose, and the implications of their existence.

Click the links below to learn more and reserve your ticket! Screenings are available in:


Denver, CO — July 19, 2023 [SOLD OUT]
Discussion panel features Luke Danielson, president of Sustainable Development Strategies Group, and Emma Belcher, president of Ploughshares Fund; chaired by Kristen Iversen, award-wining author.

San Francisco, CA — July 19, 2023 [SOLD OUT]
Discussion panel features Charles Oppenheimer, the grandson of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

Los Angeles, CA — July 20, 2023 [SOLD OUT]
Discussion panel features Melissa Bumstead, Santa Susana Field Lab and subject of the film In the Dark of the Valley; Farshad Farahat, actor/producer and member of the board at Ploughshares Fund; and Alex Jasset, program manager at Physicians for Social Responsibility – LA.

Santa Fe, NM — July 22, 2023 [SOLD OUT]
Discussion panel features John C. Wester, Archbishop of Santa Fe, with additional speakers Charles Oppenheimer, grandson of J. Robert Oppenheimer; Emma Belcher, president of Ploughshares Fund; Jay Coghlan, executive director of Nuclear Watch New Mexico; Tina Cordova, co-founder of Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium; and Myrriah Gomez, author of Nuclear Nuevo Mexico.

Washington, DC — July 26, 2023[SOLD OUT]
Discussion panel features Laura Grego, research director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Phil Harrison, member of Navajo Uranium Radiation Victims Committee; moderated by Emma Belcher, president of Ploughshares Fund; opening remarks from Mallory Stewart, the Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance.

The fallout never ended

Chicago, IL — July 29, 2023 [SOLD OUT]
Discussion panel features Stephen I. Schwartz, nonresident senior fellow at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; Yuki Miyamoto, peace ambassador to Hiroshima and director of DePaul Humanities Center; and Sara Kutchesfahani, director of programs at the Ploughshares Fund; moderated by ​​Saira Chambers, the executive director of the Japanese Arts Foundation and director of the Japanese Culture Center; welcoming remarks from Bulletin President and CEO Rachel Bronson.

Don’t see your city listed above? Join our virtual program on August 3 at 6 pm CT. 

These screenings were brought to you by a partnership of organizations and individuals engaged in nuclear threat reduction and disarmament efforts and intersectional issues like environmental protections. They include:

Arms Control Association
Back from the Brink
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
DePaul Humanities Center
Games for Change
Gin & Atomics
Global Zero
Health Utah
ICAN (The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons)
Japanese Arts Foundation
Jeffrey Spitz, Associate Professor of Cinema and TV Arts at Columbia College
Longview Philanthropy
Nuclear Threat Initiative
Nuclear Watch New Mexico
The Oppenheimer Project
Outrider Foundation
PAX sapiens
Peace and Justice Coalition of Prince Georges County Maryland
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles
Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction
Ploughshares Fund
ReThink Media
Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium
Tri-Valley CAREs
Union of Concerned Scientists


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