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Chris Paine

Writer/Director Chris Paine is best known for his Sony Pictures Classics documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006) and its sequel Revenge of the Electric Car (2011) about startup Tesla Motors.  He also served as Executive Producer on Bikes vs Cars (2015) as well as Charge!, William Gibson: No Maps for These Territories,  and the Ewan McGregor narrated racing doc Faster.  Chris has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,  Democracy Now, and Science Friday on NPR.  His Counterspill social media project won 3 Webby Awards in the aftermath of the BP oil spill.  Current projects include films about AI, nuclear power, and a third film in his electric car trilogy.  Chris serves on the board of Friends of the Earth in Washington, DC.

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