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SUBMIT YOUR FILM TO RIO's URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL 2020

The 10th International Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro is now accepting submissions. Works in all genres, forms, and lengths are considered. Deadline: January 1st, 2020. The festival will take place from May 21 to May 31, 2020, in Rio de Janeiro, Modern Art Museum Cinematheque (MAM) and from October 15th to 18th in Berlin, Prenzlauer Berg. The International Uranium Film Festival is dedicated to all fiction and nonfiction films about nuclear power and the ...

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Films about Nuclear Power and Radioactivity Wanted From Hiroshima to Fukushima, from uranium mining to nuclear waste: The annual International Uranium Film Festival seeks movies, documentaries, animations and TV-reports about all things nuclear and radioactive. The Uranium Film Festival is devoted to the question of nuclear power and radioactive risks since its start in 2011 in Rio de Janeiro. During the last six years the in the world unique non-profit film festival has screened more than 200 ...

SUCCESS IN GOIÁS - FICA 2017 & URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL

For the first time the International Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro was invited to be part of Latin America's most important environmental film & video festival - the FICA 2017 in the historical Goiás City, the ancient Capital of Goiás State in Central Brazil. Between June 20 and June 25 FICA 2017 screened more than a hundred films with an audience of about 3,400 people - 21 Percent more than 2016. One of the great winners of the FICA 2017 was &quo...

Remembering the worst radioactive accidents in cinema

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INTERNATIONAL URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL - THE ATOMIC AGE CINEMA FEST IN BERLIN - OCTOBER 11 - 15, 2017   Victims of radioactive contamination are the main theme of the International Uranium Film Festival 2017. „We want to remember especially Brazils worst but forgotten radioactive accident that happened exactly 30 years ago in September 1987“, says Uranium Film Festival director Norbert G. Suchanek. Two young scavengers found a radiation therapy devi...

NUCLEAR FILM HIGHLIGHTS OF BERLIN 2016

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During 5 days - from September 28th to October 2nd - the International Uranium Film Festival screened in Berlin's KulturBrauerei in Prenzlauer Berg 22 atomic films from 10 countries in the presence of the filmmakers.    This year in Berlin the Algerian film director Larbi Benchiha(link is external) presented his new documentary "Greetings from Mururoa"(link is external) (Bons baisers de Moruroa) that moved the audience. "No...

URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL RIO AWARD WINNERS 2016

Films from Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Italy, Spain and Switzerland winning the Yellow Einstein Award of the 6th International Uranium Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro’s 6th International Uranium Film Festival awarded  films from 8 countries: Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Six films received the Yellow Einstein Award and 4 films the festival’s Special Recognition. In total the festival screened in the ci...

5 YEARS FUKUSHIMA - NUCLEAR FILMS WANTED

Five years Fukushima, 30 years Chernobyl, 37 years Three Mile Island. In 2016 the International Uranium Film Festival will be held in Los Angeles in March, in Rio de Janeiro in May and in Berlin in September.   The festival is interested in any film about nuclear energy, nuclear accidents and use and risks of radioactivity in general. From the Three Mile Island nuclear accident to Chernobyl, from the radioactive accident in Goiânia (Brazil) to Fukushima. The deadline f...

Call for entry: URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL 2016

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December 03, 2015 / Press Release   2016 URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES - THE FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE MARCH 24 TO 28 IN LOS ANGELES, MAY 20 TO 28 IN RIO DE JANEIRO AND IN SEPTEMBER IN BERLIN   Rio de Janeiro (December 03, 2015) — The International Uranium Film Festival announced the last call for entries for the 2016 festival screenings.  The Regular Deadline is December 31, 2015 and the Final Deadline is January 31, 2016. The annual fe...

Californian Premiere

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URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL COMES TO LOS ANGELES IN 2016   The International Uranium Film Festival team is excited to be coming to Los Angeles in March 2016 with a selection of powerful documentaries and movies about nuclear accidents. From Three Mile Island to Chernobyl and Fukushima: The in the world unique atomic age film festival will mark in 2016 the 5th anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima nuclear disaster, the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster as well as the 38th annive...

From Rio to Berlin-Pankow With New Atomic Films

September 24 starts the International Uranium Film Festival for the 4th time in Berlin. Until September 30th the in the world unique film fest screens 30 movies and documentaries about the nuclear age in the cinema of the Brotfabrik in Berlin-Pankow. The Brazilian born International Uranium Film Festival is a global festival dedicated to films about all aspects of nuclear power like uranium mining, nuclear power plants, atomic bombs, radioactive accident...

Festival do Rio 2014: Première Brasil Says Hi Hi Brazil

  Each September, as spring rains wash over Rio de Janeiro, the town bursts abloom with the Festival do Rio and its cinematic flourishings. South America's biggest international film festival, now in its 16th year, is poised to display nearly 350 works during its 15-day run beginning September 24. Of these, 69 works will screen in the Festival's homegrown section, Première Brasil. This centerpiece banner spans such categories as Competitive Fiction, Competitive Documentar...

The 5th International Uranium Film Festival Call For Entries

Founded in 2010 in Rio de Janeiro the International Uranium Film Festival has become the world's premier film event about nuclear power. The festival welcomes any film with nuclear, uranium, radioactive or atomic background: Movie, Documentary, Animation, Music Clip, Experimental, Fiction and Non-Fiction, Shorts and Features. Films about nuclear desasters like Three Mile Island, Chernobyl or Fukushima; films about nuclear scientists like Marie Curie, Enrico Fermi, Otto Hahn or Albert Einst...

Rio de Janeiro's Yellow Oscar Winners 2014

The 4th edition of Rio's International Uranium Film Festival has honored the year’s winners during an awarding ceremony at the Modern Art Museum Cinemateque. 13 “atomic” documentaries and movies from 11 countries - Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Poland, Turkey, UK, and Ukraine - received five Yellow Oscars and eight Special Recognitions. The International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro is dedicated to all films about nuclear power...

The "Atomic Cannes" starts now in May in Rio de Janeiro

The IV International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro starts soon in May in Rio de Janeiro. More than 60 movies, documentaries and animations about nuclear power, atomic bombs and uranium mining will be screened in the Cinemateca of Rio's Modern Art Museum MAM between May 14th and May 25th, 2014: From Hiroshima to Fukushima.   Rio's Uranium Film Festival is the "Atomic Cannes", the worlds biggest showcase for independent nuclear & atomic films. On the ...

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro 2014

Rio de Janeiro (February 4, 2014) —  “Atomic” and “Nuclear” filmmakers have a few more days to enter for a chance to showcase their movies and commercials in Rio de Janeiro this year.  The  4th International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF) extended the deadline for the film entries. Filmmakers and producers can submit their entries no later than February, 20, 2014.   IUFF Festival Director Marcia Gomes de Oliveira is ...

URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK

The International Uranium Film Festival from Rio de Janeiro is coming to Washington DC and New York Brooklyn now in February 2014 with more than 60 movies & documentaries, animated films about the nuclear fuel chain, about uranium mining, about Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Chernobyl and Fukushima.  Washington DC - February 10-12, 2014 / Climate change, energy security and demographics continue to determine the global development agenda well into the twenty-first century. At the ...

URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK

The International Uranium Film Festival from Rio de Janeiro is coming to Washington DC and New York Brooklyn now in February 2014 with more than 60 movies & documentaries, animated films about the nuclear fuel chain, about uranium mining, about Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Chernobyl and Fukushima.  Climate change, energy security and demographics continue to determine the global development agenda well into the twenty-first century. At the same time, the nuclear industry portrays nuc...

Uranium Film Festival Short Comedy Yellow Oscar

Rio de Janeiro´s Yellow Oscar goes to Curiosity Kills Sander Maran is a promising filmmaker from Estonia (Baltic Film and Media School). His 2012 produced short comedy ”Curiosity Kills” already received the Audience Award of Helsinki’s H2T Festival. Now it won the Yellow Oscar of the third International Uranium Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro in the category “Best short comedy”. Synopsis: “A 10 year old boy is fascinated by his father's...

There is Live after Cannes: The Uranium Film Festival

Atomic Ivan, Nuclear Savage and High Power received Rio de Janeiro´s Yellow Oscars In typical Brazilian style with Samba and Caipirinha Magnifica ended the 3rd International Uranium Film Festival of Rio Janeiro 2013 in the cinema of the Modern Art Museum (MAM). A band of Rio de Janeiro’s famous Favela Mangueira, where Rio´s popular Samba was born, played for the selected audience with the presence of Atomic Bomb Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the festival winners. I...

Uranium Film Festival next October in Berlin!

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The Uranium Film Festival from Rio de Janeiro is traveling now to Berlin. Next October (Oct. 4th to 12th) the Festival will screen more than 50 "nuclear" documentaries and movies in the two cinemas Eiszeit and Moviemento in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Most of the films from all continents about nuclear power, uranium mining, atomic bombs, radioactive and nuclear accidents or about depleted uranium weapons will be in English, in German or with German subtitles. The festival ...

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