Film Screening: "Silkwood"
- Date: 06/13/2017 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM
- Location: Hemphill Branch Library
2301 West Vandalia Road
Greensboro, North Carolina 27407
This is the story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant. The film was directed by Mike Nichols and stars Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, and Cher. It is 131 minutes and rated R.