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MIC to host film fest on nuclear threat from Jan 19

Manipal, Jan 17, 2013, DHNS: 23:26 IST
Manipal Institute of Communication and Manipal Film Study Centre at Manipal University will be organising ‘The Traveling Uranium Film Festival’ on January 19 and 20.

The International film festival is dedicated to independent documentaries and movies about nuclear power and the whole nuclear fuel chain from uranium mining, nuclear bombs to nuclear waste, from Hiroshima to Fukushima.

Started in Rio de Janeiro in 2011, the International Uranium Film Festival has traveled across Europe and has now come to India.

After successful screenings in New Delhi, Shillong and Ranchi, the film festival is set to showcase documentaries and movies about nuclear issues.

The screening will start from 2 pm on January 19 at MIT Seminal Hall. Director of the International Uranium Film Festival, Norbert G Suchanek will inaugurate the festival at 4 pm. Manipal University Vice-Chancellor Dr K Ramnarayan will be chief guest. Veteran journalist M V Kamath will preside. Ms Marcia Gomes from Rio de Janeiro and film maker Shriprakash will interact with the film lovers.

The two-day film festival will screen films like - Atomic Bombs on the Planet Earth (The Netherlands), Gound zero – Sacred Ground (USA), The Secret and the Sacred. Two Worlds at Los Alamos (Germany), Deadly Deception (USA), The Third Nuclear Bomb - The Veterans Accusation (Italy), Jadugoda - The Black Magic (India), When the Dust Settles (Australia), Yellow-Cake: the dirt behind nuclear energy (Germany), Chernobyl – The invisible Thief (Germany), Radioactive Wolves (Austria), The Red Button (Poland) and Beating the Bomb (UK).

The two-day festival is scheduled from 2 pm to 8 pm on the January 19 and 9.30 am to 8 pm on the January 20. Screenings and discussions will be held and is open for all without any

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