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Recalling Trinity

Directed by Tim Guthrie.

Shortly before the end of WWII, on July 16, 1945, at a secret site near Alamogordo, New Mexico, the first nuclear bomb, nicknamed "Trinity", was detonated with an explosive power around 20 kilotons. Years after the Trinity Test, J. Robert Oppenheimer recalled that moment.

About the filmmaker: Tim Guthrie is a visual artist and experimental filmmaker whose work is in collections throughout the country. He has had solo exhibitions at numerous museums and galleries and has been awarded numerous artist residencies worldwide. His work has received top awards in exhibitions, including purchase awards at the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art and international awards at "Conflicts: The Cult of War and the Culture of Peace - AniMOweb" (Modena, Italy) for the short film RECALLING TRINITY, which was also featured in the Hiroshima Animation Festival and the 5th Annual Athens International Animation Festival. Tim was awarded Best New Media Artist by the Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards in 2008 and Individual Artist Fellowships (Nebraska Arts Council) in 2008, 2007, and 2006.


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Film Information

Directed By
Tim Guthrie

Running Time
3 minutes