NUCLEAR CONTROVERSIES (Atomic Lies)
Documentary by Wladimir Tchertkoff about a conflict in interest between two UN agencies, directly responsible for the allevation of the health consequences of the Chernobyl accident: the IAEA and the WHO. This film is a report of the 2001 International Chernobyl Conferences where this conflict of interest was obvious.
(41 min./available in English, German, Russian/2002) (Code: 139/01)
DEPLETED URANIUM - MILITARY USE
First time that in the US the 'nation wide' link between the Gulf War-syndrome and the use of depleted uranium was shown. Eye-opener for involved soldiers and on the huge numbers with the syndrome
(10 min./English/1994) (Code: 046/01)
Channel 4 documentary about the medical consequences at allied soldiers of the 'clean' Desert-Storm Gulf-War. Attention for (amongst others) depleted uranium
(50 min./dutch/1-94) (Code: 041/02)
PIERCING THE SHIELD
Discovery series: Secret Weapons. About shielding of tanks and attempts to penetrate it through the ages. Very briefly on depleted uranium.
(20 min./English/10-94) (Code: 048/03)
(The Uranium War)
Good documentary on the use of depleted uranium at the Gulfwar and its consequences: for the population (children's-hospital at Baghdad) and soldiers: Desert-storm-syndrome. Dr. Horst-Guenther talks
(15 min./German/5-95) (Code: 052/02)
GOLFSYNDROOM EN VERARMD URANIUM
(Gulfwar-syndrome and depleted uranium)
Shortened version of English Channel 4 documentary. Shows clear connection between depleted uranium and gulfwar-syndrome.
(10 min./Dutch /2-96) (Code: 062/01)
"LET IRAQI CHILDREN LIVE"
A documentary by Hitomi Kamanaka. That children in Iraq are dying from simple infections and malnutrition is common. There has also been an increase in the number of Iraqi children with serious illnesses, including leukaemia. Some believe that the illnesses may have their roots in Depleted Uranium. There are 300 tons of Depleted Uranium, largely in a neglected condition, throughout Iraq. The potential for leaks of radio-activity is huge. For the sick, both a definite diagnosis and a cure seem distant prospects.
(59 min./english/1999) (Code: 117/01)
THE INVISIBLE WAR
Canal+ documentary about Depleted Uranium, mainly. About the health consequences in Iraq and US soldiers. Also with links to Kosovo. One of the few important documentaries about DU-issues.
(42 min./English spoken, Dutch subtitles/1-2001) (Code: 119/08)
(Netwerk report) Now that it seems another war will start at Iraq, Gulf War veterans worry about health issues: concerning not only DU, also chemical warfare
(20 min./Dutch/02-2003) (Code: 145/02)
URANIUM ENRICHMENT AND DEPLETION
Lecture by Brice Smith during the NPRI symposium: Nuclear Power and Children’s health
UNKNOWN TERROR OF DU.
Subtitle: Iraqi Children Now – Japanees documentary about the health consequences of the use of DU in Iraq
(22 min./English/2005) (Code: 163/01)
Netwerk report about Dutch soldiers with cancer. Is it because of contamination by Depleted Uranium in Bosnia? Ministry of Defence says no and does not want to do research. Laka, Military trade-union and victims say maybe: there should be more reserach
(14 minutes/Dutch/2-2008)(Code: 188/01)
DEPLETED URANIUM - & BIJLMER PLANE CRASH
EL-AL FLUGZEUG ABSTÜRZ
(El-AL Airplane disaster)
Spiegel tv documentary about the October 1992 crash at an Amsterdam suburb of an El-Al plane with depleted uranium (DU) onboard (as counterweights). About the health consequences. Only a small part is on the DU (interview with Laka)
(10 min./German/7-1996) (Code: 072/01)
5 JAAR BIJLMERRAMP
(5 Years Bijlmer diaster)
Report on the crash of the El-Al plane in a Amsterdam suburb (Oct. 92). Much of the Depleted Uranium on board is still missing. Does it have to do anything with the health problems.
(25 min./German/10-1997) (Code: 084/01)
DAS RÄTSEL UM FLUG LY 1862
(The mystery of Flight LY 1862)
German documentary about the Amsterdam Bijlmer disaster (crash of El-Al plane) Most important aspect of the report: El Al is forging cargo-documents. Laka claims it is possible that the health problems have something to do with the depleted uranium on board.
(30 min./German/10-1997) (Code: 109/08)
RLD WIST VAN VU
(RLD knew of existence DU)
The Dutch Aviation Administration (RLD) knew from the beginning that Depleted Uranium was present in the crashed Boeing in Amsterdam (Oct. 1992). But they didn’t tell anybody. All groups/people involved are angry again.
(12 min/Dutch/9-1997) (Code: 109/04)
PARLEMENTAIRE ENQUETE BIJLMERRAMP VRIJWEL ZEKER
(Parliamentary Inquiry about Bijlmer disaster)
Main tv news: Arguments between Laka Foundation And ECN on last minute changes of the conclusions in an important investigation about DU in the crashed Boeing in Amsterdam. Minister angry and promises a full investigation. ECN refuses to comment.
(8 min./Dutch/9-1998) (Code: 111/06)
ONDERHANDELEN OVER WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK
(Negotiating results of scientific research)
Report on the health effects of the Bijlmer plane-crash and about negotiations about the results of scientific research. As example the argument between Laka and ECN about the DU report. Professor explains that conclusions of scientific research are often a reason for disagreement
(15 min/Dutch/1-1999) (Code: 143/03)
(Amsterdam Bijlmer Inquiry)
Public (Parliamentary) inquiry, report of the first day on health consequences of DU .Interviews with Leonard Dietz and Keverling Buisman (who at last, has to admit he was wrong -it cannot burn- but “it is not dangerous”)
(10 minutes/Dutch/3-1999) (Code: 143/07)
TODLICHER FRACHT: DIE GEHEIMEN VON EL AL 1882
(Deadly Cargo: The secrets of EL AL 1882)
German documentary about the 1992 accident. Mainly ego-document of Louis B and his conspiracy theories and his idea that the plane had plutonium on board.
(25 minutes/German/3-1999) (Code: 143/08)
INDUSTRY AND LOBBY
'Professor Nuclei takes, in SF-style, a family to the world of atoms, protons and electrons, alpha-, beta and gamma-radiation. He takes you to a hospital and to a dentist where X-rays are used!" Smile! Produced by GKN (owner of Dodewaard nuclear reactor)
(32 min./Dutch/??) (Code: 035/01)
STRAHLENDES MITTELMEER. DER MÜLL MAFFIA AUF DER SPUR
(Radiant Mediterranean Sea: tracking the waste maffia)
Italian maffia is dumping nuclear waste in the Mediterranean Sea. About the businessman Comerio and his company CDM
(30 min./German/5-1996) (Code: 071/08)
NUCLEAR POWERED SUBMARINES
DE ONDERGANG VAN DE KONSOMELETS
(The downfall of the Konsomelets)
It was the pride of the Russian Fleet and they had only one: The Konsomelets-class nuclear powered submarine. In april 1989 it sank tragically in Norwegian waters.
(18 minutes/Dutch/1-1996) (Code: 061/03)
About the Russian nuclear powered submarine fleet of the Brezhnev-era. The history and accidents (for instance the 1961 K-19 nuclear accident)
(45 minutes/German/4-1995) (Code: 019/02)
THE PRICE OF PEACE
BBC documentary about radiation at nuclear submarines in the UK. Many examples of things that went wrong but now not from Russia but from the UK. Also about permissible radiation levels, life-time doses and making with contaminated water.
(40 minutes/English/1-1998) (Code: 084/05)
About the well known experiments on cold fusion from Fleisch-man and Pons in the US. Later, it proved to be a failure. One year after the first announcement a look back.
(50 minutes/english/3-1990) (Code: 007/11)
HOT JAM IN THE DOUGHNUT
Nuclear fusion. Very extensive and technical documentary about the possibilities, the history, different techniques, the research and the high expectations of nuclear fusion. But also about the difficulties, the dangers and the failures.
(50 minutes/english/3-1992) (Code: 022/04)
(Producer: U.S. Atomic Energy Commission) Argues for peaceful uses of nuclear weapons in construction, civil engineering and extraction of natural resources. A document of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission's "Plowshare" program. (2 parts)
(28 min./English/1961) (Code: 162/04)
About the first nuclear explosion of the American Plowshare Program for the development and use of peaceful nuclear explosions (PNEs). With the use of animation scientific and technical problems are shown. Produced by IAEA
(29 min./English/1963) (Code: 040/01)
NUKES IN SPACE
'The Nuclearization and weaponization of the Heavens'. Documentary on mainly the Cassini (satellite) mission, which will be launched in 1997 with on board 72 pounds of plutonium. What happens when it goes wrong? Also on resistance and alternatives.
(53 min./English/4-95) (Code: 053/01)
NUKES IN SPACE 2
The Nuclearization and weaponization of the Heavens. Updated version of the first Nukes in Space documentary. Mainly about the Cassini mission. In general about space missions with radioactive material and about resistance and alternatives. Film by Karl Grossman
(29.min./English/1998/ PAL System) (Code: 096/01)
BESTRAHLT UND FRISCH-KONSERVIERT AUF DEM TISCH
(Irradiated and fresh preserved at the table)
Technical documentary on food-irradiation. What happens exactly? Is it dangerous? What are the arguments against it?
(45 minutes/German/5-1991) (Code: 015/02)
Documentary about Geert Dijkhuis and his believe in nuclear fusion in bulb lightning. Nice image of scientist researching and his followers/adepts.
(40 min./Dutch/12-1994) (Code: 048/06)
Possibilities and applications. Little about possible alternatives and dangers.
(30 minutes/dutch/1-1993) (Code: 026/05)
RECYCLING NUCLEAR WASTE
Lecture by Diane D’Arrigo (NIRS) during the NPRI symposium: Nuclear Power and Children’s health
(20 min./English/10-2004) (Code: 151/05)
SURVEY, FOOD IRRADIATION
Lecture by Donald Lauria during the NPRI symposium: Nuclear Power and Children’s health
(21 min./English/10-2004) (Code: 150/08)
MOVIES & MUSIC
ATOMIC ENERGY AS FORCE FOR GOOD
(Prod: The Christophers). "Drama showing the reactions of citizens of a small town to the construction of a nuclear energy plant in their community, and their acceptance of the peaceful aspects of atomic energy" (due to miraculous cure). Starring Paul Kelly.(2 parts)
(27 min./English/1955) (Code: 161/06)
To sabotage the plans for a sodium-cooled reactor (Kalkar), one of the scientists 'invents' a blood-cooled reactor and the scientists are enthousiastic ('they want to believe'). This docudrama (based on the novel by Roel Van Duijn) looks back on the affaire in hinsight, with interviews, 'archive' footage. Important journalists of that time (early 70's) cooperated. The film was aired on Dutch television on January 25, 1974
Written and produced by: Gerben Hellinga and Fons Grasveld
Actors: Ben Bos (Arie Vreugdenhil), Dirk Nolson (Wouter vd Heijde), Ton van Duinhoven (mr. Vis), Gijs Stappershoef (psychiater); Ad Langebent and Henk van Hoorn play themselves
(62 minutes/Dutch/1974) (Code: 194/01)
Registration of a series of five No Nukes concerts held at Madison Square Garden in New York in September 1979. On September 23, 1979, almost 200,000 people attended a large rally staged by MUSE at Battery Park City in New York. The concerts were organised by Musicians United for Safe Energy, (MUSE), an activist group founded in 1979 by Jackson Browne, Graham Nash, Bonnie Raitt, and John Hall of Orleans. The group advocated against the use of nuclear energy, forming shortly after the Three Mile Island nuclear accident in March 1979.
(102 minutes/English/1980) (Code: 192/01)
THE CHINA SYNDROME
Drama. Directed by James Bridges. Starring Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas and Jack Lemon.
A TV reporter is trying to advance from fluff pieces to harder news. She is doing a story on energy when they happen to witness a near-meltdown at a local nuclear plant, averted only by quick-thinking. This gripping 1979 drama about the dangers of nuclear power carried an extra jolt when a real-life accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Pennsylvania occurred just weeks after the film opened in the US.
(78 minutes/English/1979) (Code: 173/01)
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)
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 minites/German/1986) (Code: 179/01)
CHERNOBYL: THE FINAL WARNING
Dramatised movie about the accident at Chernobyl. Is more or less homage to American doctor Gayle.
(90 min./English/1991) (Code: 021/01)
Dramatised movie (1989) about the Manhatten Project and the search for the bomb and the daily life in Los Alamos
(120 min./Engels/1989) (Code: 055/01)
Thriller (fiction) about a group who threatens to sabotage a nuclear power plant. Journalist learns about the threat and investigates, which results in many quite different opponents. Good. With Despina Pajanou, Dominic Raacke and Rolf Zacher. (2 Parts)
(205 min./German/1986) (Code: 080/081)
STOP SELLAFIELD: THE CONCERT
U2 and Greenpeace combine forces in a major campaign to Stop Sellafield. U2 headlines a concert with Kraftwerk, Public Enemy, B.A.D.II . The video contains live footage, interviews and information on Sellafield and the campaign to stop it.
(40 minutes/English/1992) (Code: 142/01)
THE LUCANO AFFAIR
(Fictional) Movie “A shocking true story” Drama with Jurgen Prochnow and David Suchet. A ship sinks after an explosion in the Indian Ocean. An Austrian businessman (arms trader) claims there were parts of a reprocessing-plant on board. Just fraud?.
(94 min./English spoken, dutch subtitles/1993) (Code: 099/01)
Russian dramatised movie about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl. Sometimes very beautiful; sometimes bad. Mainly on daily life in Kiev. Pictures of the evacuation are moving, just as the scenes of the empty and lifeless Pripyat
(90 min./German/5-1995) (Code: 052/03)
Swedish Fiction movie (3 parts). Gabriella -who took part in an action at a nuclear waste vessel- and her baby die from leukaemia. Her sister is looking for reasons.
(180 min./Swedish, Dutch subtitled/1-1996) (Code: 061/01)
(Fictional) “Terror is right on track!” Thriller with Rob Low en Kristin Davis. Bomb onboard of a train with nuclear waste. Denver evacuated. Only Rob Low can save the world.
(132 min/English spoken, dutch subtitles/1999) (Code: 098/01)
Episode of the famous Lindenstrasse (German soap). Terrorist have occupied all Bavarian nuclear reactors and the lights go out! Protest against the attempts te reverse the nuclear phase-out by nuclear industry and right-wing politicians. Written and produced by students of Artcollege Cologne (and with original cast).
(25 minutes/German/11-2006) (Code: 180/02)