Art and Awareness – Uranium Film Festival is traveling: After taking place twice in Brazil and last October in Germany, the International Uranium Film Festival is now traveling to India. Documentary film maker from India Shriprakash is organizing the festival in New Delhi, Shillong, Ranchi, Pune, Mumbai, Hydarabad and Chennai.
The Uranium Film Festival of India will start January the 4th in the noble Siri Fort Auditorium of Delhi with a selection of documentaries and movies about uranium mining, nuclear energy & radioactive accidents, atomic bombs and new uranium weapons. At the end of its travel to India the festival will also be a part of the VIBGYOR International Film Festival (7th to 12th February, 2013) in Kerala, under its theme of ‘Stolen Democracies’
Last October in Berlin the highlight of the Uranium Film Festival was the screening of four films about the radioactive disaster of Goiânia (Brazil), that happened one year after the Chernobyl accident. The show in Berlin, 4 to 12 October, showcased more than 60 films. Besides of three Brazilian film directors, several other directors from USA, Sweden, Italy, India and Germany were also present in Berlin and took part in an active discussion with the public.
After India the next, the 3rd International Uranium Film Festival will be held again in Rio de Janeiro, 2 to 12 May, 2013, in the Cinema of Rio de Janeiro´s Modern Art Museum (MAM).
Filmmakers and producers should see the call for entry. The International Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro accepts short and feature length films and videos in the following categories: narrative, documentary, experimental, animation and also for special screenings image films. Deadline for film submissions is 31st January 2013.
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