FROM RIO DE JANEIRO TO QUEBEC CITY, MISTISSINI & MONTREAL
The International Uranium Film Festival has reached its 5th year. In its short history, it screened hundreds of nuclear and atomic films in Rio de Janeiro and other cities. The festival already traveled to 3 continents and 6 countries. It was a guest in the capitals Amman, Berlin, Lisbon, New Delhi, Washington, Window Rock and important cities like New York, Santa Fe, Munich, Mumbai, Hyderabad and São Paulo.
Now in 2015, the 5th International Uranium Film Festival starts for the first time in Canada, Quebec. It is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the first explosion of an Atomic Bomb and the bombing of Hiroshima & Nagasaki in 1945.
The festival runs from April 15 to 25 in Quebec City, Concorde Hotel, along with the World Uranium Symposium. In addition, special screenings will also happen on April 18 in Mistissini, the largest community of the James Bay Crees in Quebec, and on April 23 in Montreal. The films selected for the Uranium Film Festival 2015 will compete for the festival's "Yellow Oscar Award" in different categories. The winners will be announced on Saturday evening, April 25th, at the award and closing ceremony of the festival in Quebec City.
After the festival in Quebec, the International Uranium Film Festival continues in Brazil, July 9 - 19 at Rio de Janeiro's Modern Art Museum (Cinemateque) and October 5 -7 in Florianopolis.
Photo: International Uranium Film Festival at Rio de Janeiro Modern Art Museum