openPR Logo
Press release

Seven Years Uranium Film Festival

12-18-2017 11:25 AM CET | Energy & Environment

Press release from: Uranium Film Festival - Yellow Archives

Since 2011 the International Uranium Film Festival is dedicated to all films about nuclear power and the risks of radioactivity, from uranium mining to atomic weapons, radioactive accidents and nuclear waste. From Hiroshima to Chernobyl and Fukushima. It throws light on all nuclear issues. 

What we have achieved so far

Over the past seven years, we have successfully organized about 60 Uranium Film Festivals in nine countries around the world. We showed about 300 nuclear films in more than 40 cities in movie theaters, cultural centers and universities. The festival not only took place annually in Rio de Janeiro, but was also for example in New York, Hollywood, Washington DC, Window Rock, in New Delhi, Amman, in Quebec and Montreal, six times in Berlin, two times in Mumbai and Hyderabad.
On average, we organized 12 screenings per venue in cinemas or movie theaters with 50 to over 200 seats. Of course, not every screening and film discussion was well attended. Sometimes only a few spectators showed up. On the other hand we also had crowded cinemas for example 2016 in the wonderful Charlie Chaplin film theatre of the Raleigh Studios in Hollywood or as recently 2017 in Berlin in the cinema of the Kulturbrauerei.

Across all countries and cities, we had at least 40 visitors per show: that's an audience of about 36,000 spectators. In addition countless hundreds of thousands and millions of people indirectly participated in the festival through TV contributions, newspaper reports and Internet distribution and learned about the films and nuclear risks.

Every year the Uranium Film Festival awards the best films with its trophy, which is a signifikant support to the filmmakers. Thanks to the Uranium Film Festival, atomic films such as "High Power" by Pradeep Indulkar from India have not only got a large audience worldwide. In fact until we screened and awarded it in Rio da Janeiro in 2013 „High Power“ was not allowed to be shown in India. Thanks to the festival award India's censorship authority lifted the ban. Another movie, „Final Picture“ by young German director Michael von Hohenberg, received the Uranium Film Festival´s Trophy in 2014. Now „Final Picture“ has conquered Hollywood and receives one award after another. Just two examples of the Uranium Film Festival´s effects.

Claus Biegert, founder of the Nuclear-Free Future Award, says: “I witnessed the emergence of the Uranium Film Festival. The Uranium Film Festival makes a big contribution against forgetting. It is very important that the atomic age ends. We humans started it. That's why its up to us all to finish it. And the how is the big question. But the Uranium Film Festival helps us with that.“

As from the beginning the International Uranium Film Festival depends on supporters and partners from all over the world. For that to continue in 2018 with its precious work the festival kindly asks for support. We welcome any donation.

Contact:
International Uranium Film Festival
Rua Monte Alegre, 356 / 301
Santa Teresa / Rio de Janeiro / RJ
CEP 20240-194 / Brazil
Email: info@uraniumfilmfestival.org
www.uraniumfilmfestival.org

https://www.ecocrowd.de/projekte/hiroshima-und-fukushima-nicht-vergessen-lassen/
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/international-uranium-film-festival#/

The International Uranium Film Festival is dedicated to all films about nuclear power and the risks of radioactivity, from uranium mining to nuclear waste. From Hiroshima to Chernobyl and Fukushima. It throws light on all nuclear issues.

International Uranium
Film Festival Rio de Janeiro
Rua Monte Alegre, 356 / 301
Santa Teresa / Rio de Janeiro / RJ
CEP 20240-194 / Brazil

Email: info@uraniumfilmfestival.org

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Seven Years Uranium Film Festival here

News-ID: 864013 • Views: 513

More Releases from Uranium Film Festival - Yellow Archives

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS INTERNATIONAL URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL
The International Uranium Film Festival needs your support - nuclear power industry not. Climate change threatens humanity. And the atomic industry tells us that more nuclear power is the salvation. But nuclear energy is not a solution to climate change, but only increases the radioactive risks. The International Uranium Film Festival needs support - nuclear power companies not. Help the 10th International Uranium Film Festival to make it a great event. Since
URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL COMES TO ARIZONA & NEW MEXICO
Since 2011 the International Uranium Film Festival travels around the world showing documentaries and movies about the risks of nuclear power and uranium. November 2013 the in the world unique film festival was for the first time in Arizona and New Mexico. Now in 2018 the Uranium Film Festival will return and screen new „atomic“ documentaries and movies from all over the world. The International Uranium Film Festival in the US
Festival about Nuclear Energy in Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, April, 28, 2011 - From Einstein to Fukushima! Six days after the Earth Summit (Rio plus 20) starts the 2nd International Uranium Film Festival in the Cinema of the famous Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro called MAM. The Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro selected 48 films from all continents about Atomic Bombs, Nuclear Energy, Uranium Mining and radioactive dangers. The Uranium Film Festival is

All 4 Releases


More Releases for International

United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty focuses on international relatio …
United Kingdom Sotheby's International Realty is continuing its recruitment drive with the appointment of Christine Petersen as Head of Referrals and International Relocation. In a newly created role Christine will work with a global network of more than 500 Sotheby's International Realty offices, which operate in 44 countries, to provide all-round property expertise both domestically and internationally. Charles Smith, Managing Director of United Kingdom Sotheby's International Realty, said: "The UK property market
Washington International University Provides Innovative Distance Learning To Int …
Adults who have entered the workforce with only a high school diploma or secondary school certificate due to the increasing costs of higher education now have more opportunities to pursue a higher degree through programs like Washington International University’s Internet-based distance learning program. According to university officials, the founders of Washington International University saw that hardworking people wanted to progress in their careers, but lacked the resources to do so. With
International agreement on the FAIR international accelerator facility
Today in Wiesbaden, Germany, nine countries signed the international agreement on the construction of the accelerator facility FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research), which will be located at the GSI Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research in Darmstadt, Germany. Signing the agreement for Germany were Helge Braun, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Education and Research, and Peter Ammon, State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office. Also
Manthan International School offers new Cambridge International Primary Programm …
Membership of Cambridge International Primary Programme, approved for local school. Manthan International School has been awarded membership of the Cambridge International Primary Programme by University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). Manthan International School will be able to use the Cambridge International Primary Programme, which helps teachers develop Mathematics, English and Science skills and knowledge in children aged five to eleven. The Cambridge International Primary Programme provides guidance for curriculum
Lotier International and Demtech International sign a cooperation agreement
LOTIER (Brazil) forms a strategic alliance with Demtech (Spain) to provide direct sales and market access to Southern Europe for Lotier clients and to provide Latin America, Asian and Middle East market access to Demtech clients. Sao Paulo, Brazil (September 14th, 2010) – LOTIER international, a multinational business developement company for high-tech and telecom products and services in high-growth markets, announced today a formal partnership with Demtech Inc,
CORPORATE PARTNERS international and DEMTECH International
CORPORATE PARTNERS international (CPi) forms a strategic alliance with Dem Tech (Spain) to provide direct sales and market access to Southern Europe and Latin American markets for CPi clients and to provide North American market access to Dem Tech clients. Toronto, ON (August 11, 2010) –CORPORATE PARTNERS international, a boutique Canadian based supplier of international sales and M&A services to technology companies , announced today a formal partnership