Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Tuesday, December 5th - Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

7:15 pm | 1 hr 26 min | Documentary, Biography, History

[TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5: Post-screening Q&A moderated by UPWIFT (Upstate Women in Film and Television) with the film’s director, Alexandra Dean, who will appear by Skype. The evening will end with an after-party at Soy, Main Street Rosendale’s newest restaurant. UPWIFT is providing snacks, and ticket holders can enjoy drink discounts as well!]

The world’s most beautiful woman was also the secret inventor of secure wifi, bluetooth and GPS communications, but her arresting looks stood in the way of her being given the credit she deserved… until now.

Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr fled an oppressive marriage to create a name for herself as one of Hollywood’s top leading ladies in the 1940s. Behind the glamour and sex appeal, though, was a talented and inquisitive inventor who created a radio system that is now considered the basis of Bluetooth technology.