She was a Hollywood star and a genius inventor and now here’s your chance to discover the fascinating story of Hedy Lamarr with this fascinating documentary.
When Nazi U-Boats torpedo a ship carrying 83 school children during World War II, Hollywood movie star, Hedy Lamarr, decides to exact revenge. At night, after shooting her scenes on set, she works on a secret radio system that will allow the Allies to torpedo Nazi U-Boats with deadly accuracy.The secret communication system she creates is groundbreaking and eventually changes the course of history.
It would make a terrific fictional film, but this story happens to be true...
This special International Women’s Day screening, will feature a live satellite Q&A with executive producer Susan Sarandon.
Running Time: 1hr 30mins
BBFC Advice: TBC
Director(s): Alexandra Dean
Country of Origin: USA
Year of release: 2017
This is part of the International Women's Day Series seasonSee all