Luiz Eduardo Jorge

Luiz Eduardo Jorge, filmmaker, director of 18 films with social themes, historical and cultural writer and Professor at the Catholic University of Goiás: "I was born just before the Brazilian dictatorship. I lived the military dictatorship for twenty years. My proposal to work with film comes from a militant political commitment to it. I want to be true, I work with cinema of truth."

Luiz Eduardo Jorge, cineasta, diretor de 18 filmes com temas sociais, históricos e culturais, é escritor e Professor da Universidade Católica de Goiás: "Eu nasci pouco antes da ditadura brasileira. Eu vivi a ditadura militar por vinte anos. A minha proposta para trabalhar com filme vem de um compromisso de militância política. Quero ser verdadeiro, eu trabalho com cinema verdade."

(Césio 137 – O Brilho da Morte) Brazil, 2003, 24 min Director: Luiz Eduardo Jorge, Producer: Laura Pires AUDIENCE AWARD BEST SHORT FILM 2011 That Brazilian short film shows the events of a real live tragedy about the release of radioactive Caesium-137 into a populated area in 1987 in the city of Goiânia, Brazil. It was the worst radioactive accident in Latin America, which cost the lives of many people and the health of hundreds or possibly thousands of survivors. 15 years of pain, fear, panic and doubt. Discrimination, segregation and death of victims of one of the world's largest radiological accident, with irreversible damage to people and environment. The screenplay is based on testimonies of the victims.