COME HELL AND HEAVY WATER
Dramatised documentary about the military attacks from the allied forces during WW II (1942/43) on a heavy-water factory in Norway, because they thought at the time that it was strategic important for the German attempts to built a nuclear bomb. Too much attention for heroic fight, and less on the importance of the factory.
(30 minutes/English spoken-Dutch subtitled/1983)(Code: 021/01)
GESPALTEN IM KERN: ATOMENERGIE IN DEUTSCHLAND
(Split into the nucleus: nuclear power in Germany)
Documentary in three parts about the history of nuclear energy in Germany from World War II till 1990. Interviews with people involved in the nuclear industry or in the struggle against it. Good, due to extensive research.
(135 minutes/german/6-1991)(Code: 06/01)
About the struggle against nuclear energy in the seventies. Especially about Wyhl as starting point of the resistance.
(30 minutes/german/7-1991)(Code: 016/02)
Very good researched documentary about why Germany didn't succeed in constructing a nuclear bomb during World War II, although they were ahead in knowledge just before the war. Based on new documents from the intelligence agency and documents discovered in the former-GDR.
(50 minutes/english/1992)(Code: 021/02)
ATOMKRAFT? -NEIN DANKE!
(Nuclear Power? No thanks!)
Retrospective about upcoming resistance (in West Germany) in the 70's and why it disappeared. Especially about Gorleben and a little Wyhl and Brokdorf.
(45 minutes/german/11-93)(Code: 032/03)
EINE NEUE PARTEI ENTSTEHT
(A new party established)
Subtitle: 1975-1980 The beginning of the Greens. About the rise of the Green Party in the second halve of seventies, mainly out of the anti-nuclear power movement.
(45 min./German/4-95)(Code: 051/03)
37 GRAD. DER SCHWARZWALDCOUP
(The Black Forest Coup)
Documentary about the little village of Schoenau, where environmentalists try to buy the electricity company, as a protest against nuclear power.
(30 min./German/5-96)(Code: 071/07)
Short report on current situation of the Kalkar-fastbreeder and the breeder-program in France. Overview of postion political parties and responsible politicians
(9 min/German/1988)(Code: 002/22)
KALKAR. CHINA SYNDROME PLEASURE DOME
Dutch ‘art’-film about the fastbreeder reactor in Kalkar, Germany, close to the Dutch border. Chaotic.
(14 min/Dutch/1997)(Code: 081/03)
PR video about the Kalkar fastbreeder complex in Germany. The reactor never started and the complex was sold to a Dutch businessman who wants to make it an amusement park. About the history of the complex, and the future plans. The video is produced as PR-tool by the current owner.
(45 min./Dutch & German/1997)(Code: 088/01)
GORLEBEN (and Castor)
KRAFTPROBE: DIE CASTOR ROLLT WIEDER
(Castor moves again!)
Documentary about the Castor-transport by train of reprocessing waste to Gorleben in Germany, met again by fierce opposition. Report consists mainly of talks and discussions but also beautiful images of the protests
(50 min./German/5-96)(Code: 071/01)
GORLEBEN: DIE UNENDLICHE GESCHICHTE
(Gorleben: The Never-ending Story)
Spiegel TV. A cynical (about politicians and police) but nice portrait of the protests. It shows the history of the struggle: for more than 2 decades local people are fighting against the radwaste facility.
(15 min./German/5-96)(Code: 071/04)
SPALTPILZ CASTOR, STREIT UM KOHLE UND ATOM
(Dividing line Castor: battle about coal and nuclear power)
German documentary about the not resolved nuclear waste problem, reprocessing in France (pictures of 1977 Malville demo) and lots about Ahaus as possible replacement for the Gorleben interim storage.
(30 min./German/3-97)(Code: 080/02)
Documentary about the 1997 Castor transport with radioactive waste to Gorleben (Germany). Overview of actions, mainly focused of the non-violent actions of ‘X-tausendmal quer’ and the building of the action-camps where many thousands stayed for several days. A film by Karl A. Fechner. Good
(40 min./German/1997)(Code: 091/01)
WIDERSTAND IST MACHBAR – ÜBERALL
(Resistance is possible: everywhere)
‘Everything you always wanted to know about the struggle against nuclear waste, but were afraid to ask’. Mainly interviews with anti-nuclear activists about resisting the Castor waste transports in the past and in the future (not only in Gorleben but also in Ahaus). Documentary by Lachtrup and Feifel.
(60 min./German/1998)(Code: 092/01)
THE SIEGE OF GORLEBEN
Photo animation (with sounds-effects) of the niX3 actions at Gorleben (Germany) against transport of radioactive waste. Made by Mads Eskesen (Denmark)
(20 min./no words/3-1997)(Code: 105/02)
DER KAMPF UM CASTOR
(The struggle for Castor)
Its Castor time again. Solid documentary about the history of waste policy in Germany, opposition against these transports and about the planned facilities at Gorleben. Special interest this time the position of the Green Party: it is the first transport since they became part of the Government.
SEID BEREIT! VORWÄRTS ZUM VI. CASTOR NACH GORLEBEN
(Be prepared: forward to the sixth Castor to Gorleben)
Overview of the actions against this annual transport of high level waste to Gorleben. Also reports from actions in the week before and main focus on local activities. Gives a good overview of the anti-nuclear atmosphere in this part of Germany.
(95 min./german/11-2002)(Code: 135/01)
GORLEBEN - DER AUFSTAND DER BAUERN
(Gorleben - The uprising of the farmers)
A documentary by Carola Mayer und Melanie Thun. In February 1977 the decision was made to establish a storage facility for radioactive waste in Gorleben. It was meant to be the largest industrial project in Europe. Now, 30 years later, politicians and anti-nuclear activists still fight about the issue. The documentary shows how the resistance of the local farmers became the longest struggle in the anti-nuclear movement. For them, the question 'pro or contra nuclear power" is not only a theoretical question.
(43 minutes/German/2007)(code: 182/01)
WAAHNSINN. DER WACKERSDORF FILM
(Madness. The Wackersdorf Movie)
Registration of the concert against the planned reprocessing plant in the hay-days of the anti-Wackersdorf struggle, just after Chernobyl: 26/27 July 1986. With almost all famous German rockstars. 120.000 people came hindered massively by police-repression.
(95 minutes/German/1986) (Code: 179/01)
DER SCHUIRER HANS
Hans Schuirer is a 'Landrat' (regional mayor) for the Social Democrats in Schwandorf (the Wackersdorf-area in Bavaria, FRG) and a strong objector of the reprocessingplant at 'his' Wackersdorf. Portrait of a passionate man and at the same time of the regional protest and conflict.
(40 minutes/german/3-1989)(Code: 005/09)
The title 'Spaltprozesse' means on the one hand "fission-techniques" but at the same time it is a term about the efforts of the German state to divide the opposition (in this case against the construction of the reprocessing plant at Wackersdorf) in a 'peaceful' and a 'violent' part.
The movie is about the history of the opposition. Many interviews with local people who, due to police-state circumstances, changed their opinion on many things. Very good.
(95 minutes/german/10-1990)(Code: 010/05)
RESTRISIKO - ODER DIE ARROGANZ DER MACHT
(Rest-risks- or the arrogance of Power)
About the hearings in the licensing-proceedings for the construction of the reprocessing-plant at Wackersdorf: the manipulatiions and the efforts to silence criticism.
(95 minutes/german/10-1990)(Code: 011/01)
Irina Kosean looks back at the time when she was a child and when her parents where involved in the struggle against Wackersdorf. What was it, where did they fight against, and what is left from that struggle: What is the half-life for engagement? Beautiful!
(80 minutes/German/11-2006) (Code: 180/01)
ATOMINDUSTRIE AUSSER KONTROLE
(Nuclear industry beyond control)
About Transnuklear-affair and monitoring of nuclear materials (especially Nukem/Alkem at Hanau, FRG), illegal trade and about a report from 1978 in which there is already a warning for these methods.
(10 minutes/german/1-1988)(Code: 002/14)
ATOME, ABFALL UND AFFÄIREN
(Atoms, waste and affairs)
Semi-scientific program on Transnuklear-affair by which TN illegal nuclear material sold to Libya and Pakistan, but mainly on high level material in low-level waste
(48 minutes/german/2-1988)(Code: 002/16)
AUF DER SUCHE NACH DEM PU-TOD
(Searching for the plutonium death)
Illness of employee of the Alkem/KWU-factory at Hanau as results of failures involving Plutonium. Employee took legal proceedings against the owner of the plant KWU/Siemens.
(45 minutes/german/6-1989)(Code: 007/01)
TODESZONE: NACH DEM SUPER-GAU IN BIBLIS
(Death-zone: after the catastrophe at Biblis)
Beautiful dramatised documentary about the consequences and especially the evacuation-plans of a huge accident at the Biblis reactor in Germany. Entirely based on official contingency-plans.
(45 minutes/german/5-1991)(Code: 014/03)
DIE 11 TAGE DER PETER STEFAN M.
(The 11 days of Peter Stefan M.)
Documentary about the eleven days Peter Stefan lived. He was born badly deformed. His father worked at a KWU/Siemens nuclear factory at Karlstein (FRG) as an employee. Another employee died of lungcancer.
(45 minutes/German/2-1992)(Code: 022/02)
DENEKAMP EN DE KERNCENTRALE
(Denekamp and the nuclear power plant)
About disasterplans at the reactor at Lingen (Germany near to the Dutch border). Interviews with locals, authorities and fire fighters. Also exercise for disaster-plan and the consequences of Chernobyl in the Netherlands.
(43 minutes/Dutch/2-94)(Code: 042/01)
24 STUNDEN AHAUS
(24 hours: Ahaus)
German tv-crew follows a local resident and a police-officer 24 hours during (the actions against) the transport of radioactive waste to the facility at Ahaus, Germany.
(30 minutes/German/3-98)(Code: 084/07)
CASTOR BEREIKT AHAUS
(Castor arrives at Ahaus)
Report with the ‘usual’ images of protest and demonstrations. And ‘the how and why of waste transports’ a historical overview on waste policy in the Netherlands (5 min), interviews with Codee (COVRA) and Samson (Greenpeace)
(17 minutes/Dutch/3-1998)(Code: 110/01)