The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bombs was screened at the United Nations while negotiations were underway on a new Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons that entered into force in January 2021. The new Treaty declares the use or threat of use of nuclear weapons illegal under international law.
Dominican Sisters Ardeth Platte and Carol Gilbert took part in the post-screening discussion
The two nuns together have spent 15 years in prison for their Plowshares actions.
Sr. Ardeth Platte discusses the new Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.
The Kings Bay Plowshares 7
Megan Tourlis and Martha Hennesy
Carmen Trotta, Helen Young, Frida Berrigan and her son Seamus
Patrick O’Neill, a defendant in the King Bay Plowshares case, addresses the audience.
Helen Young with Jeannine Hill Fletcher, Professor of Theology at Fordham University.
Martha Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, is one of the Kings Bay Plowshares defendants.
Carmen Trotta, a defendants in the Kings Bay Plowshares case, explains the reasons for the protest action.
Claire Grady, a defendant in the Kings Bay Plowshares case, is facing as much as 25 years in prison for the protest action at the naval base.
Columbia University Teachers College
Sister Megan Rice’s 90th Birthday Party!
The Rowe Center
Ralph Nader, lawyer, activist and former U.S. presidential candidate, was the featured speaker at the Rowe Center for a series of lectures focusing on citizen activism. The weekend event focused on militarism, the ever growing Pentagon budget, and what ordinary citizens can do to hold elected officials accountable. Our film was screened during the weekend.
Global Peace Film Festival, Orlando, Florida
Pittsburgh and surrounding areas
St. Winifred Parish, Castle Shannon, PA
Sisters of Divine Providence, Allison Park, PA;
Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Institution Screening
The Nuns, The Priests, and The Bombs was screened in Washington D.C., sponsored by The Center for Study of Responsive Law and Essential Information, non-profits founded by Ralph Nader.