Tesla: Master of Lightning

United Nation Association Film Festival - UNAFF 2013, Palo Alto: Aquarius Theatre, 430 Emerson St, Sunday 10/20, 4:50 PM (Session 12); (87 min) USA, Director/Producer: Robert Uth; Description: Nikola Tesla was one of the greatest inventors of the 20th century, with over 700 worldwide patents to his name. He was a visionary genius whose radical ideas created the technology that connects the world with power and information. One of history's most controversial and misunderstood people, his incredible story is finally being brought to the screen. Tesla, Master of Lightning, is a multi-media project that tells the comprehensive story of the life and work of Nikola Tesla for the very first time. The film features many new and unknown details of Tesla's life, including the influence he had on the Strategic Defense Initiative missile defense program. A great deal of the story is told in Tesla's own words, drawn from his autobiographical and scientific writings and performed by Stacy Keach.