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Call for entry: URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL 2016

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December 03, 2015 / Press Release   2016 URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES - THE FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE MARCH 24 TO 28 IN LOS ANGELES, MAY 20 TO 28 IN RIO DE JANEIRO AND IN SEPTEMBER IN BERLIN   Rio de Janeiro (December 03, 2015) — The International Uranium Film Festival announced the last call for entries for the 2016 festival screenings.  The Regular Deadline is December 31, 2015 and the Final Deadline is January 31, 2016. The annual fe...

Californian Premiere

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URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL COMES TO LOS ANGELES IN 2016   The International Uranium Film Festival team is excited to be coming to Los Angeles in March 2016 with a selection of powerful documentaries and movies about nuclear accidents. From Three Mile Island to Chernobyl and Fukushima: The in the world unique atomic age film festival will mark in 2016 the 5th anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima nuclear disaster, the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster as well as the 38th annive...

Uranium Film Festival Berlin ended with glamour and stars from the German cinema

Berlin/Rio de Janeiro, October 03, 2015: The International Uranium Film Festival Berlin ended with glamour and stars from the German cinema. Film director Marcus Schwenzel received in Berlin the Uranium Film Festival’s Yellow Oscar 2015 for his movie "Seven Years of Winter". Together on the stage were Casting Director Uwe Bünker from Berlin and famous German actor Roman Knizhka who is one of the leading actors of Marcus Schwenzel´s Chernobyl movie.  ...

"The Second Mother"

Anna Muyleart's drama "The Second Mother" delivers the latest closeup of class and work relations in Brazil. See it this Labor Day or whenever. Here's why it shouldn't be missed:  http://www.thalo.com/articles/view/1062/the_second_mother_maid_in_brazil ...

Brazilian Yellow Oscars To 4 European Films

  Rio de Janeiro, 15/05/2015 - The Brazilian born International Uranium Film Festival is a global festival dedicated to films about all aspects of nuclear power: from uranium mining to nuclear power plants, atomic bombs and atomic waste, from Hiroshima to Fukushima. The Jury of the 5th International Uranium Film Festival has now selected five films that receive the Festival's Yellow Oscar Awards 2015 and that will be honoured in Rio de Janeiro and Be...

The Yellow Oscars of 2015 go to ..

Five Yellow Oscar Awards went to films from France, Spain, Ukraine, USA and Germany/Denmark Rio de Janeiro, 12/05/2015 - The International Uranium Film Festival was held this year for the first time in Quebec City and Montreal. During nine days, between April 15th to 24th, the festival screened more than 40 documentaries and movies about nuclear power: from uranium mining to nuclear power plants, atomic bombs and atomic waste. The Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) was ...

The Uranium Film Festival's "Yellow Oscars" 2011 to 2014

Since 2011 the International Uranium Film Festival in Rio de Janeiro awards its "Yellow Oscar" to the best nuclear films of the festival. Now April 25, 2015, the festival will honour the winners of the 5th International UraniumFilm Festival in Quebec-City. Here is the list (pdf) with all awarded films until 2014. www.uraniumfilmfestival.org ...

From Rio de Janeiro to Quebec City

Canadian premiere - The 5th edition of the International Uranium Film Festival will be held in Quebec City from April 15 to 25, 2015 The International Uranium Film Festival will be held in Quebec City this year from April 15 to 25. Over 50 films about the nuclear age will be screened throughout the ten-day festival at the Concorde Hotel on Grande Allée. Opening night festivities on April 15 promise to be vibrant, with a spectacular circus performance, surprise cocktails and various ura...

Berlinale 2015 Interview: Lirio Ferreira for Blue Blood

Interview with Lirio Ferreira, director of Blue Blood - opening film of Berlinale Panorama 2015  by Martin I. Petrov Lirio Ferreira was born in Recife in 1965. He started directing films while studying journalism. His first feature Baile Perfumado premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 1997, followed by Árido movie (2005) and many documentaries that have won numerous prizes in Brazil and beyond. Blue blood is his third feature film, open...

Berlinale 2015: Blue Blood / Sangue Azul (Review)

    Blue Blood (Sangue Azul), dir. Lirio Ferreira, 2014 Brazil - Berlinale Panorama    Vibrant images, breathtaking sea horizons, a passionate macho Latino and some romance in the background - is there anything else to ask for from Brazilian cinema?    Acclaimed director Lirio Ferreira presents a story for contemporary filmgoers, keeping it at heart a traditional old-style Brazilian romanzo. Pedro, a handsome young circus performer, returns to his home town ...

Festival do Rio 2014: Première Brasil Says Hi Hi Brazil

  Each September, as spring rains wash over Rio de Janeiro, the town bursts abloom with the Festival do Rio and its cinematic flourishings. South America's biggest international film festival, now in its 16th year, is poised to display nearly 350 works during its 15-day run beginning September 24. Of these, 69 works will screen in the Festival's homegrown section, Première Brasil. This centerpiece banner spans such categories as Competitive Fiction, Competitive Documentar...

Rio de Janeiro's Yellow Oscar Winners 2014

The 4th edition of Rio's International Uranium Film Festival has honored the year’s winners during an awarding ceremony at the Modern Art Museum Cinemateque. 13 “atomic” documentaries and movies from 11 countries - Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Poland, Turkey, UK, and Ukraine - received five Yellow Oscars and eight Special Recognitions. The International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro is dedicated to all films about nuclear power...

12th Brazilian Film Festival of New York

With its audience-friendly programming, Brazilian Film Festival heads back to New York June 1 - 7 bearing 13 features and 12 short films. Nine of this year's titles are recent works in competition, each reaching New York audiences for the first time. BRAFF NY's 12th run also coincides with the centenary of Vinícius de Moraes's birth. To fête the Bossa Nova great, the Festival is screening two films. The first, Carlos Diegues's 1999 drama Orfeu, sets the Greek lege...

Want your film played in HOLLYWOOD, CA? Submit a Film

 

The Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival ( HBRFEST ) is a young, rapidly growing festival dedicated to promoting independent filmmaking. The Festival separates itself from other film festivals by embracing the Brazilian flavor through screenings of Brazilian feature films, promoting renowned Brazilian stars and its dedication. The 2014 HBRFEST will include a variety of screenings of some of the year's top indie films, panels and workshops that feature award-winning actors, writers and directors, VIP parties and Film business industry. This year the HBRFEST will also recognize two award recipients in the following categories: The 2014 Rising Star Award and 2014 HBRFEST Award.
The 6th ANNUAL HOLLYWOOD BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL will wrap up four days of fun, happiness and film. Guests, filmmakers, film lovers and celebrities will travel from all over the world to be a part of this unique Hollywood Brazilian film festival held at the luxurious, all-inclusive Egyptian theatre in Hollywood, California.

"The Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival (HBRFEST), is a non-profit 501c (3) Tax ID Number: 26-2563364 organization whose mission is to support and promote diverse visions by Brazilian filmmakers, and also promoting the diversity of our Brazilian culture".

REVISTA CLIQUISH in Sao Paulo profiles Dawn Westlake!

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Roberto Christo of REVISTA CLIQUISH interviewed LA-based filmmaker Dawn Westlake from his office in Sao Paulo last week. http://www.revistacliquish.com/2014/05/an-interview-with-dawn-westlake.html (If you'd prefer to read it in Portuguese, click here: http://www.revistacliquish.com/2014/05/entrevista-com-dawn-westlake.html)     ...

The "Atomic Cannes" starts now in May in Rio de Janeiro

The IV International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro starts soon in May in Rio de Janeiro. More than 60 movies, documentaries and animations about nuclear power, atomic bombs and uranium mining will be screened in the Cinemateca of Rio's Modern Art Museum MAM between May 14th and May 25th, 2014: From Hiroshima to Fukushima.   Rio's Uranium Film Festival is the "Atomic Cannes", the worlds biggest showcase for independent nuclear & atomic films. On the ...

Magic and dark sides of the „jogo bonito”: The „11mm” Soccer Film Festival in Berlin focused on Brazil

  When the Football World Cup starts on 12th of June, the whole world will look to Brazil. In contrast, the fact that there a military coup occurred exactly 50 years ago, barely attracted attention internationally. In the four-part film documentary „Memórias do Chumbo – O Futebol nos Tempos do Condor” (2013 ), the Brazilian director Lúcio de Castro is addressing to the influence of the military dictatorships in Brazil, Chi...

MOSCA | Mostra Audiovisual de Cambuquira (Cambuquira Short Film Festival)

MOSCA – The Cambuquira Short Film Festival - is focused on the diffusion of Brazilian and foreign audio-visual productions, as well as promoting a critical film-going public. The festival program includes Brazilian films screening, special programs of foreign movies, debates, workshops, exhibitions, children's activities and a bar-restaurant. Since 2005, MOSCA has been contributing to the revival of film-going rituals in this small town, while also providing and expanding cultural and artistic opportunities for the local population.

MOSCA 9 will unfold from 13 – 17 August, 2014, in the Brazilian town of Cambuquira, located in the south of Minas Gerais, and otherwise renowned for its naturally mineral springs. The festival is warmly held at Cine Elite - an old city cinema that had been closed for about 20 years, but which in 2001 was lovingly restored by the cultural institution “Espaço Cultural Sinhá Prado”.

From Berlinale to Brazil!

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Dawn Westlake is featured in Roberto Christo's blog on February 13, 2014: http://robertochristo.blogspot.com.br/ Translation: Long live Dawn Westlake! Only a few people can make a living in art and culture, even with incentive laws and government edicts (like in Brazil) such a task sometimes seems impossible. But everyone in the world faces such hurdles, especially those who are just starting out. Getting sponsorship is difficult in times of economic surplus, so just imagine during crisis...

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro 2014

Rio de Janeiro (February 4, 2014) —  “Atomic” and “Nuclear” filmmakers have a few more days to enter for a chance to showcase their movies and commercials in Rio de Janeiro this year.  The  4th International Uranium Film Festival (IUFF) extended the deadline for the film entries. Filmmakers and producers can submit their entries no later than February, 20, 2014.   IUFF Festival Director Marcia Gomes de Oliveira is ...

URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK

The International Uranium Film Festival from Rio de Janeiro is coming to Washington DC and New York Brooklyn now in February 2014 with more than 60 movies & documentaries, animated films about the nuclear fuel chain, about uranium mining, about Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Chernobyl and Fukushima.  Washington DC - February 10-12, 2014 / Climate change, energy security and demographics continue to determine the global development agenda well into the twenty-first century. At the ...
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