The Believers

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The Believers

  • 2012
  • Directed By: Monica Long Ross and Clayton Brown
  • Rated Not Rated
  • Documentary
  • 80 Minutes
  1. Monday, January 28, 2013 7:00 p.m.
Still image from the film The Belivevers
The strange story of “cold fusion” begins in 1989 when two respected scientists ruin their careers by announcing they can solve all the world’s energy problems using batteries and seawater; “Cold Fusion” is born. Twenty some years later a band of scientists, a radio personality and a high school student are confident that cold fusion will save the world. They are The Believers. (HD Cam presentation)


Directors Monica Long Ross & Clayton Brown are scheduled to be present.

There will be a panel discussion following the film with the filmmakers and other guests. Events are cosponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and IU Cinema. Special thanks to Tom Gieryn.

Clayton Brown and Monica Long Ross
Clayton Brown is a musician and filmmaker whose films have been screened across the U.S. His film, Galileo’s Grave won the IFP/Chicago Production Fund grant. Born in Kansas City, Missouri, he received an MFA in film from Northwestern University, where he now teaches film production. Monica Long Ross’s short films have been screened internationally and her published theatrical plays have been produced around the U.S. She received an MFA in film from Northwestern University. Along with her work with 137 Films, she teaches at Columbia College, Chicago and is an associate director of The Arizona Women’s Theatre Company.