Drones, Baby, Drones
This Tuesday by Ron Hutchinson and Christina Lamb, directed by Nicolas Kent
A CIA director is waiting for news in a Washington hospital. A White House adviser is in bed with a young intern. A Pentagon General is working out in a gym. It is 5 a.m. Tuesday, and they all have a decision to make…
The Kid by David Greig, directed by Mehmet Ergen
When a Hellfire missile lands on a wedding party in Pakistan, the shockwaves are felt at a dinner party 7000 miles away. In matters of life and death you need a little distance – but for two drone operators celebrating a successful mission, the hard-hitting reality is close to home.
This provocative double bill lays bare the moral dilemmas created by drones, and asks what remote-controlled conflict will mean for the future of warfare and our world.
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“What emerges most strongly from this double bill... is a passionate sense of our connection to one another.”