Barnaby Monk noon, Dec. 24
The film begins in March of 1989, when two respected chemists announce that they have solved the world’s energy problems using seawater, batteries, and the mysterious glass contraption they hold proudly in their hands. Within days, Stanley Pons and Martin Fleischmann are on the cover of Time Magazine. But in three short months, their careers are in tatters, their reputations ruined, and Cold Fusion is synonymous with "bad science. Twenty-two years later, professional and amateur scientists, a high school whiz kid, and a Hollywood-based Internet DJ are confident that Cold Fusion can still save the world. Part of the Frequency Film Festival. 800-838-3006.
- Cost: $6.17 - $10