Our regular critic. Journalist, writer, author. Works mostly from Central and Eastern Europe and Russia.
BIOGRAPHY: Written out of textbooks, neglected by historians, Tesla's gifts are only now being recognised, Jana Glogovac's film argues.

Jana Glovocav’s entertaining documentary on the life and incredible inventions of Nikola Tesla leans towards the popular treatment of an astounding genius while sticking steadfastly to its core message: that humanity ignores his legacy at its peril.

The man whose pioneering work in wireless transmission and genius for combining the scientific and the mystical is today all but forgotten, his name known to most people only by association with Elon Musk’s electric car.

But the scores of incredible inventions he patented – and battled to protect for much of the second part of his long life – form the very basis for today’s globally connected world.


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