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International Uranium Film Festival

The International Uranium Film Festival [1] was founded in 2010 in Rio de Janeiro , and has traveled to Germany, Portugal, India [2] and the United States. This educational event merges art, ecology , environmentalism and environmental justice , to inform the public about uranium mining and milling, nuclear power issues, nuclear weapons and the nuclear fuel cycle from “cradle to serious” life-cycle assessment – and the effects of radioactivity on humans and other species. [3][4] [5] [6] The festival founders and principal organizers are Norbert Suchanek and Marcia Gomes de Oliveira. The legal organizer of the International Uranium Film Festival is the non-profit arts and education”Yellow Archives”. [7] The organizers and the festival participants seek to educate and activate the international public on these issues through the dynamic media of film and video. [8]

Film themes

Photo of Ed Grothus’ The Black Hole surplus company by Jeff Keyzer, 2009

The films shown have been made in such a way that uranium milling, milling, and use, and the effects of water and human health. A key objective of the festival is to inform cultures and future generations about the effects of radioactivity and radioactive materials. [9] Public education and open discussion of these matters may be more important, and the future of the future will be safe. [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] The Atomic Age nuclear world has produced millions of metric tones of high-level, low-level and intermediate-levelradioactive waste during the past sixty years. [18] [19] This waste will remain hazardous for over 100,000 years. [20] Other themes explores atomic legacy issues, including research, development, testing, and use of nuclear weapons. [21] Many of these events affected specific populations including the Marshall Islanders, Native American cultures in the US Southwest and Northwest, First Nations in Western Canada, among others. [22]

Movies on nuclear issues

  • Abita. Children from Fukushima, Directors: Shoko Hara and Paul Brenner , Germany, 2012, 4 min, English subtitles, animation
  • Atomic Bombs on the Planet Earth, Director: Peter Greenaway , UK / The Netherlands, 2011, 13 minutes
  • Atomic Footprints, Director: Pip Starr , Australia, 2006, 14 min, English
  • Atomic Ivan, Director: Vasily Barkhatov , Russia, 2012, 91 min, English subtitles
  • Buddha Weaps in Jadugoda, Director: Shriprakash Prakash , India, 1999, 55 min
  • Cesium in my Blood, Director: Lars Westman , Sweden / Brazil, 2009, 70 min
  • Children of Uranium, Director: Adina Popescu , Romania, 2009, 64 min, English subtitles
  • Enola, Director: Christoph Boekel , Germany, 1986, 28 min, English subtitles
  • Forbidden Ground Fukushima, Director: Kazunori Kurimoto , Japan, 2012, 57 min
  • Hibakusha, Director: Steve Nguyen & Choz Belen , USA, 2012, 54 min, English, with animation
  • High Power, Director: Pradeep Indulkar , India, 2013, 27 min, English subtitles
  • Hiroshima Nagasaki Download, Director: Shinpei Takeda , Mexico / Japan, 2010, 73 min, Japanese / English
  • Iraq: Fallujah’s Sacrificed Children, Director: Feurat Alani , France 2011, 48 min, French
  • Nuclear Savage: The Islands of Secret Project 4.1, Director: Adam Jonas Horowitz , USA, 2012, 87 min
  • Nuclear Waste, Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy , Ukraine, 2012, 25 min, English subtitles
  • Slouching Towards Yucca Mountain, Director: Eve Andree Laramee , USA, 2011, 17 min, English subtitles
  • The Atomic States of America, Directors: Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce , USA, 2011, 92 min, English
  • The Four Corners: A National Sacrifice Area, Director: Christopher McLeod , USA, 1983, 58 min, English
  • The Return of the Navajo Epilogue Boy, Director: Jeff Spitz , USA, 2008, 15 min
  • The Ultimate Wish: Ending the Nuclear Age, Director: Robert Richter , USA, 2012.40 min, English subtitles
  • U 4 Uranium ?, Director: Shanny Haziza , Israel, 2012, 54 min, English subtitles
  • Under Control, Director: Volker Sattel , Germany, 2011, 98 min, English subtitles
  • Uranium – To Die For, Director: Shanny Haziza , Israel, 2012, 54 min, English subtitles

Organizers

The legal organizer of the International Uranium Film Festival is the non-profit arts and education “Yellow Archives”. [7] This charitable organization is registered in Rio de Janeiro and is officially recognized by the Brazilian Government. Partners of the festival are the Heinrich Boell Foundation [23] Brazil, Rio de Janeiro’s Museum of Modern Art MAM-Rio [24] and the Technical State School for TV, Cinema, Tourism and Events – Adolpho Bloch of the Foundation for Education and Science FAETEC. [25]

See also

  • Hibakusha
  • History of the anti-nuclear movement
  • List of movies about nuclear issues
  • List of Nuclear-Free Future Award recipients
  • The Navajo People and Uranium Mining
  • The Return of Navajo Boy
  • Uranium in the environment
  • Uranium mining debate
  • World Uranium Hearing

References

  1. Jump up^ Suchanek, Norbert, and Gomes de Oliveira, Marcia. “International Uranium Film Festival” . Retrieved 1 February 2014 .
  2. Jump up^ Mumbai, DNA (February 9, 2013). “International Uranium Film is here from February 11” . DNA Analysis . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  3. Jump up^ National Cancer Institute. “Study Estimating Thyroid Doses of I-131 Received by Americans from Nevada Atmospheric Nuclear Bomb Test” . National Cancer Institute . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  4. Jump up^ Simon, Steven L, Andre Bouville, and Land, Charles E. “Fallout from Nuclear Weapons Tests and Cancer Risks: Exposures 50 years ago still have health implants today that will continue into the future” (PDF) . American Scientist . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  5. Jump up^ Smith, Noel Lyn (2013-11-30). “International Uranium Film Festival kicks off Monday in Rock Window, Ariz.” . Daily Times . Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  6. Jump up^ Klauk, Erin. “Impacts of Resource Development on Native American Lands” . Human Health Impacts on the Navajo Nation from Uranium Mining . Carleton College . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  7. ^ Jump up to:b Suchanek, Norbert. “Yellow Archives” . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  8. Jump up^ Suchanek ,, Norbert and Gomes de Oliveira, Marcia. “Movies at the 3rd Rio Uranium Film Festival” . Uranio em Moviemento . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  9. Jump up^ United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation. “SOURCES AND EFFECTS OF IONIZING RADIATION” (PDF) . UNSCEAR 2008 . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  10. Jump up^ Norrell, Brendon. “Navajo Uranium Film Fest Day 2 article and videos” . Censored News: Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  11. Jump up^ Linford, Laurent (2000). Navajo Places . Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press.
  12. Jump up^ Uranium Mining and the Navajo people
  13. Jump up^ Miller, Alexandra. “Review: Navajo People and Uranium Mining”. Environmental Health Perspectives. PMC  1852667  .
  14. Jump up^ Norrell, Brendan. “International Uranium Film Festival coming to Navajo Nation” . Censored News: Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights . Retrieved October 19, 2013 .
  15. Jump up^ The Pavilion THeater. “Uranium Film Festival 2014” . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  16. Jump up^ “International Uranium Film Festival” . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  17. Jump up^ Heinrich Böll Stiftung. “The International Uranium Film Festival is Coming to Washington DC” . Goethe-Institute Washington DC . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  18. Jump up^ IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA-TECDOC-1591. “Estimation of Global Inventories of Radioactive Waste and Other Radioactive Materials” (PDF) . IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency . Retrieved June 2008 . Check date values ​​in:( help ) |access-date=
  19. Jump up^ Office of Environmental Management. “Cleanup Sites” . Energy.gov . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  20. Jump up^ “Decay and Half Life” . Integrated Environmental Management, Inc . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  21. Jump up^ Singer-Vine, Jeremy, Emshwiller, John R. Parmar, Neil, and Scott, Charity. “Waste Lands: America’s Forgotten Nuclear Legacy” . Wall Street Journal . Retrieved 9 February 2014 .
  22. Jump up^ Emshwiller, John R. and Singer-Vine, Jeremy (October 30, 2013). “A Nuclear Cleanup Leaves Effort Questions Lingering at Old Sites Questions” . Wall Street Journal . Retrieved 9 February 2014 .
  23. Jump up^ HBS European Union Office. “Germany – Heinrich Böll Stiftung Foundation Overview” . GEF: Green European Foundations . Retrieved 2 February2014 .
  24. Jump up^ Museus do Rio. “Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro – MAM-Rio (Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro-MAM-Rio)” . Museus do Rio . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .
  25. Jump up^ Governo do Rio de Janeiro. “FAETEC INDICADA AO PRÊMIO PERSONALIDADE EDUCACIONAL 2011” . Governor of Rio de Janeiro . Retrieved 2 February 2014 .

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