Revenge of the Electric Car
Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park, Manhattan
7:30pm start, 8:30pm film
Watch the new documentary Revenge of the Electric Car, look at vehicles, and chat with experts.
The film premiered at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival and follows the development of a new breed of electric cars while the global economic crisis roils the auto industry. Director Chris Paine takes his film crew behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, and the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors to find the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of car 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.
At 7:30 see new electric cars, including the 100% electric Nissan LEAF, and speak with experts from the Sierra Club, Nissan, and the city. Film starts at 8:30.