Atom Town

"Atom Town: Life After Technology" (2011) is a film by Gair Dunlop.

Atom Town

Dounreay Materials Test Reactor main control panel

Dounreay Atomic Research Establishment is a sprawling monument to solidity, optimism and analogue engineering. The intangible alchemies and sense of romantic science at its heart are trapped like amber in archive film and in its colossal structures. Over the last two years, unprecedented access to the facility and to the UKAEA Archive at Harwell have allowed Gair Dunlop to explore the dream and the consequences of high science in a remote community, which resulted in a 22 minute dual projection film.

http://www.atomtown.org.uk

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