Festival Team

Marcia Gomes de Oliveira

Uranium Film Festival Founder & Executive Director. 

Born in 1970 in Rio de Janeiro, is social scientist, documentary filmmaker and professor of sociology. Graduated in Social Sciences at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFR), with a specialization in Environmental Planning. She also holds a Master's Degree in Legal and Social Sciences of the Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF). Her dissertation was about the Guarani Mbyá of Rio de Janeiro. Together with German journalist Norbert G. Suchanek she started filmmaking in 2006. Marcia and Norbert’s first documentary film together was selcted by  the 4th Artivist Film Festival in Hollywood 2007 and several other international film festivals. Contact: uraniofestival@ gmail.com

Norbert G. Suchanek 

Uranium Film Festival Founder & General Director

He was born in 1963 in Würzburg in Germany. Since 1988 he works as investigative  environmental, human rights and science journalist, book author, photographer and filmmaker.  In the 1980ies and 1990ies he researched in conflict regions like Northern Ireland and Palestine. Later he moved his focus on Brazil, its rainforests and indigenous peoples. Since 2006 he lives and works as correspondent and filmmaker in Rio de Janeiro. Together with social scientist Márcia Gomes de Oliveira he founded the International Uranium Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro in 2010. Contact: norbert.suchanek@ uraniumfilmfestival.org

Volunteers in Rio de Janeiro

Students of the Adolpho Bloch FAETEC State School for Film, TV, Tourism, Event management and Dance. 

Photo left: Spanish filmmakers visting Adolpho Bloch FAETEC State School