Special Screenings / European premiere

Hawking

  • Stephen Finnigan /
  • UK /
  • 2013 /
  • 86 mins

Stephen Hawking, Nathan Chapple, Arthur Pelling, Martin King, Joe Lovell / Documentary / English

The struggles and the glories of a hero of science.

Documentary
Stephen Hawking, the world’s most famous living scientist, tells his own life story in his own words. Given unprecedented personal access to the physicist, filmmaker Stephen Finnigan delves into memories of Hawking’s student days, recounts his astonishing scientific discoveries, and portrays his struggle against Motor Neurone Disease, with which Hawking, now 71, was first diagnosed at age 21. An intimate and inspiring portrait of a remarkable man. Presented in cooperation with the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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