The Cascadia Uranium Film Arts Festival | April 3rd – 5th, 2020
This is a non Confluence event.
The Cascadia Uranium Film Arts Festival is a three-day event with a grant from the Precipice Fund Grant featuring films/shorts, panel discussions and reflection activities Event Hosts Join us for a three-day festival featuring documentaries/shorts about the history and the local and global impacts of nuclear technology on our lives and the bioregion.
By making a creative community space to experience the nuclear narrative we are a part of, we will look at the effects of Uranium mining in places like the Navajo Reservation (The Return of Navajo Boy) commemorate the ninth anniversary of the ongoing Fukushima nuclear disaster (Little Voices from Fukushima)and learn more about the Hanford Nuclear Reservation on the Columbia River (Hibakusha at the End of the World).
Opening night: FRIDAY, APRIL 3rd: 5:00PM-8:30PM with Oliver Tapaha (THE RETURN OF NAVAJO BOY)
SATURDAY, APRIL 4th: 2:30PM, 119min. HIBAKUSHA AT THE END OF THE WORLD with Film Director Hitomi Kamanaka
SUNDAY, APRIL 5th: 2:30PM, 116min. LITTLE VOICES FROM FUKUSHIMA with Film Director Hitomi Kamanaka
Featuring: Linda Richards, OSU Downwinders Project
– Norma Field, Professor Emeritus-University of Chicago
– Trisha Pritikin, Hanford Downwinder and author of The Hanford Plaintiffs: Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice (2020)
– Chisao Hata, performing artist & teacher leading reflection activities
– Yukiyo Kawano, art installation
Supporters: Precipice Fund, The Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, Columbia Riverkeeper, Alberta