May 20 (Thursday) - 7 pm (Rio time)
Conversation with atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima and with Akira Kawasaki, coordinator of the Peace Boat Foundation - Japanese civil organization for the promotion of world peace. The survivors are members of the Atomic Bomb Victims Association of Hiroshima and Nagasaki residing in Brazil: Takashi Morita, 21 at the time (will be represented by Professor André Loula), Kunihiko Bonkohara, 5 years old and Junko Watanabe who was 2 years old when the Atomic bomb her native city. Mediator Márcia Gomes de Oliveira Director of the Uranium Film Festival. Language: Portuguese / Link
Takashi Morita, Kunihiko Bonkohara & Junko Watanabe
The Association of Atomic Bomb Victims in Brazil was founded in 1984, in the city of São Paulo. Currently, that there are about 78 A-bomb survivors in Brazil. The organization changed its name recently to Hibakusha Brazil Association for Peace (Associação Hibakusha Brasil pela Paz) and is dedicated to the propagation of messages of peace and to end use of nuclear weapons and nuclear power plants. (Photo: Joy Photography Brasil)
Akira Kawasaki is member of the Executive Committee of the Tokyo-based NGO Peace Boat and co-chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Expert in nuclear disarmament, he served as an NGO advisor to the International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament (ICNND) in 2009-10.
Peace Boat is a Japan-based international NGO which promotes peace, human rights, and sustainability. Established in 1983, it holds Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN). Peace Boat carries out its main activities through a passenger ship that travels the world. In cooperation with Peace Boat US, the International Uranium Film Festival was held in February 2014 in New York, Brooklyn.
May 24 (Monday) - 4:00 pm (Rio time)
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into force on February 22, 2021. What is Brazil's position on this treaty and the use of nuclear weapons? Live with Ambassador Sérgio Duarte. Invited Professor Cristian Ricardo Wittmann. Also present: Two New York City filmmakers: Robert E. Frye (IN MY LIFETIME) and Miguel Silveira (Devil's Work) from Brazil. Mediator Márcia Gomes de Oliveira, Director of the Uranium Film Festival. Language: English / Portuguese / Link
Sérgio de Queiroz Duarte
Cristian Ricardo Wittmann
International Uranium Film Festival
Rua Monte Alegre 356/301 Santa Teresa
Rio de Janeiro - RJ
Zip Code 20240-195 / Brazil