L.A. Atomic Age Cinema Fest

1st Uranium Film Festival in Hollywood

Los Angeles: International Uranium Film Festival, The Atomic Age Cinema Fest cordially invite to Atomic Film Screenings, a Nuclear Power Panel of Speakers and a Gala Event at Raleigh Studios Hollywood / Charlie Chaplin Theater,  Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

12 pm

Hot Water

USA, 2015, Documentary, Drama,1h 20min by Liz Rogers and Kevin Flint, Executive producer Elizabeth Kucinich. The Uranium Industry's Dirty Little Secret: When you were growing up, how many people did you know who had cancer? How many do you know today? Filmmakers Lizabeth Rogers and Kevin Flint travel to South Dakota following a story about uranium contamination—only to discover that the problem flows much farther and runs much deeper than they could have imagined.  Hot Water tells the story of those impacted by uranium mining, atomic testing, nuclear energy and the subsequent contamination that runs through our air, soil and—even more dramatically — our water. www.zerohotwater.com - Directors and Producers will be present for Q & A with the Audience.

2:00 pm


USA, 2012, 87 min, Documentary, Director: Adam Jonas Horowitz, Marshallese & English. http://www.nuclearsavage.com - Featuring recently declassified U.S. government documents, survivor testimony, and unseen archival footage, Nuclear Savage uncovers one of the most troubling chapters in modern American history: how Marshall islanders, considered an uncivilized culture, were deliberately used as human guinea pigs to study the effects of nuclear fallout on human beings.  (Winner of the Yellow Archives Award 2013). Director Adam Horowity will be present for Q & A with the audience.

4:15 pm

Final Picture

Germany, 2013, Fiction, Drama, 92 min, German with English subtitles, director Michael von Hohenberg, with Nadine Badewitz, Julian Bayer, Hubert Burczek, Michael Schwarzmaier. Producer White-Lake-City Filmproduction, www.white-lake-city.de -  A movie about the senselessness of atomic war.  Iran used an atomic bomb against Israel. In a short period of time America, Russia and China take part of the conflict. The war escalates and America starts his atomic rockets. In a small town in the middle of Europe, Caroline, Frank and Peter try to get save in an old military bunker. The people have a civil bunker, but not for all residents. The head of the district has to decide between saving some lives or dying of all.  The movie is shot in original bunkers at a landscape region in Germany. In team and cast are many young people, shooting their first professional movie.  (Winner of the Yellow Archives Award 2014) - Director Michael von Hohenberg will be present for Q & A with the audience.

6:30 pm - Red Carpet

7:30 pm  

The Man Who Saved the World

Denmark, 2014, documentary, 105 min, with Kevin Costner, Stanislav Petrov, Walter Cronkite, Robert De Niro, Matt Damon, Director Peter Anthony, Produced by Jakob Staberg, Christian D. Bruun, Mark Romeo, Raphael Avigdor,  Svilen Kamburov -  The Man Who Saved the World tells the gripping true story of Stanislav Petrov - a man who single-handedly averted a Nuclear World War.  “Few people know of Stanislav Petrov, yet hundreds of millions of people are alive because of him.”  http://themanwhosavedtheworldmovie.com

9:20 pm

Nuclear Power Panel of speakers

Harvey Wasserman - Co-Moderator: Journalist, author, and “No Nukes” strategist and organizer for over 30 years. He teaches history and cultural & ethnic diversity at two central Ohio colleges, and works primarily for the permanent shutdown of the nuclear power industry and the birth of Solartopia, a democratic and socially just green-powered Earth free of all fossil and nuclear fuels. http://solartopia.org 

Kat Kramer - Co-Moderator: Founder of “Films That Change The World.” Daughter of legendary film producer, Stanley Kramer.  Kat Kramer is an actress and producer, was Miss Golden Globe for The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and recorded an album of Mick Jagger solo covers. 

Esai Morales: Award-winning actor and activist is a graduate of New York's High School for the Performing Arts. Describing himself as an “actorvist”, Morales has combined art and activism to build bridges of understanding. He is involved in a bevy of charities and non-profit organizations that span everything from social to environmental issues. 

Mimi Kennedy: The 3 career woman, actress, author and activist, well known for her  performances in television dramas and comedies. www.mimikennedy.org

Libbe HaLevy: She produces and hosts Nuclear Hotseat, the weekly international news magazine on all things anti-nuclear.  She is also the co-creator of Radiation Awareness Protection Talk, or RAPT (www.RAPTawareness.com), an audio series on how to best protect from the negative impact of radioactivity on our health. http://nuclearhotseat.com

10:00 pm

After party with live entertainment and Cachaça Magnífica, a speciality from Rio de Janeiro.

Festival venue: Raleigh Studios Hollywood, (5300 Melrose Ave., LA, 90038)

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