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Groundbreaking movies about Nuclear Energy need translation

Organized by: Ana Lourdes Silva

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EVENT DATE Apr 29, 2014

THE STORY:

Art and Awareness: The IUFF - International Uranium Film Festival was founded in 2011 in Santa Teresa, the famous artist quarter in the heart of Rio de Janeiro.

Our goal is to inform the public, from a neutral position, about nuclear power, uranium mining, nuclear weapons and the health effects of radioactivity. The horror of atomic bombs and those who suffered from them, and nuclear accidents like Chernobyl or Fukushima should never be forgotten - nor repeated.

The IUFF inspires discourse about the health and environmental risks of radioactive materials and waste. We seek to educate and activate the public on these issues. Films and other dynamic medias like the web are important tools to bring that information to a diverse international public.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIXhX2DMoW4

Facts: Since we started the festival the public awareness of new independent documentaries and movies about the nuclear fuel chain and radioactive issues has been growing. The nuclear world has produced over 200,000 metric tons of high-level radioactive waste during the past sixty years. This waste will remain hazardous for 100,000 years.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1ZF_6eUrSs

Education: It is our responsibility to inform societies and future generations about the dangers of radioactivity. We believe that public education and open discussion of these dangers will lead to a more peaceful, healthy future. Filmmaking and the Uranium Film Festival are tools to inform future generations - and to promote a safe, sustainable future without nuclear risks.

International: After premiering in Rio de Janeiro, the Festival travels to other major cities in Brazil and other countries. In past years it has traveled to São Paulo, Recife, Salvador, Fortaleza and to Lisbon and Porto in Portugal, to Berlin in Germany, and to ten major cities in India including New Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. The legal organizer of the Uranium Film Festival is the non-profit arts and educational organization "Yellow Archives". This charitable organization is registered in Rio de Janeiro and officially recognized by the Brazilian Government. Important Partners of the festival are the Heinrich Boell Foundation Brazil, Rio de Janeiro's Museum of Modern Art MAM-Rio and the Technical State School for TV, Cinema, Tourism and Events - Adolpho Bloch of the Foundation for Education and Science FAETEC and Migrating Media & Productions.

more info: http://www.uraniumfilmfestival.org

 

CHALLENGE:

Our challenge is to deliver the translated/ subtitled movies on time for the IUFF 2014 happening on May 2014. 

The energy crises the world faces today, makes increasingly important that developing markets, like the Latin American trend-setter  Brazil and other portuguese speaking countries in Africa, fully understand  all aspects of nuclear energy to be able to take informed decisions.

If we achieve our fundraising goal we will first translate the  2014 Yellow Oscars  nominated movies, then the rest of  2014 general selection. If we surpass our fundraising goal we will translate past editions Yellow Oscars winners and then the past nominees. 

If we earn the funds but we are unable to translate all the movies for the Rio edition, we will  translate the movies for the 2014 Traveling Festival edition that will cross at least 5 other Brazilian capitals and hopefully some African countries until 2015. In case we are not able to get funding, we will have to try again, until we can only overcome the language barrier.


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REWARDS:

  • Pledge $35 or more (200 left): 1 collectible set of "5 IUFF nuclear postcards", from different artists around the globe.
  • Pledge $60 or more (200 left): 1 IUFF 2014 T-shirt + your snapshot wearing the T-shirt and holding a "nuclear message" published on the www.uraniumfilmfestival.com website "Thank you Supporters" page.

  • Pledge $110 or more (200 left): 1 surprise nuclear movie/animation DVD with a "Thank you note" signed by the filmmaker + your snapshot holding the DVD and a "nuclear message" published on the www.uraniumfilmfestival.com website "Thank you Supporters" page.

  • Pledge $250 or more (40 left): 1 VIP pass for IUFF USA Festival in the backers city choice - San Francisco / South Dakota / Utah OR Arizona on August 2014 - access to all screenings + including the Opening & Closing with filmmakers and organizers; 10 passes per city - first come, first served basis. Passes will be delivered at the screening location. Backers snapshot wearing the VIP passes published on the www.uraniumfilmfestival.com website "Thank you Supporters" page.

  • Pledge $500 or more (20 left): 1 Mini-Yellow Oscar signed by the Brazilian artist Getúlio Damado, acknowledgement on the IUFF website + Backers snapshot holding the mini-Yellow Oscar published on the www.uraniumfilmfestival.com website "Thank you Supporters" page.

  • Pledge $5,000 or more (5 left): Sponsor mention on the" IUFF animation opening" before each screening + Logo published on the www.uraniumfilmfestival.com "thank you backers" page. Logo on the IUFF 2014 photo backdrop in Rio de Janeiro and all the Lusophone countries the IUFF 2014 Traveling Festival goes until 2015. Mention on the Closing of the festival and the Yellow Oscar ceremony.

  • Pledge $10,000 or more (3 left): Discreet sponsor mention on all translated/subtitled movies + Logo published on the www.uraniumfilmfestival.com Golden Sponsor area. Logo on the IUFF 2014 photo backdrop in Rio de Janeiro and all the Lusophone countries the IUFF 2014 Traveling Festival goes until 2015. Mention on the Closing of the festival and the Yellow Oscar ceremony. Mention in all IUFF 2014 press releases.

  • Pledge $10,000 or more (5 left): 10 day offbeat trip to Rio de Janeiro, as a IUFF 2014 invitee - 1 VIP access to the festival, includes all screening and events related to the Festival. Includes 1 plane ticket for 1 person, private lodging, 1 ticket to Cristo Redentor and 1 ticket to the Sugar Loaf, 1 Guided Trip to Tijuca Forest and a 10 min helicopter flight. Enjoy the IUFF 2014 and Rio with insiders and some filmmakers who will be independently flying there.

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