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Uranium Documentary Film Festival July 15-17

on July 14, 2015 - 11:30am
CVNM News:
 
The Conservation Voters New Mexico Education (CVNM) Education Fund along with ally organizations Laguna-Acoma Coalition for a Safe Environment and Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment, is hosting the 4th annual Think Outside The Mine film festival 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 15 and Friday, July 17 at Kawaika Center Theater at 22 Bay Tree Rd., Paraje, NM 87007.
 
Two Films:
 
Wednesday, July 15, 5-8 p.m.
  • Blue Gold  a documentary about the increasing precious commodity of water and the struggle to control it.
  • Crying Earth Rise Up  is a film about a Lakota woman as she searches for the source of the uranium contaminated water that caused her daughter’s critical health problems.
Panel discussion to follow on Water and Cultural Resources impacted by uranium mining
 
Friday, July 17, 5-8 p.m.
  • Tailings  a short film about the failed clean up of a toxic heap of uranium waste and tailings in Bluewater, NM.
  • Yellow Fever  is a documentary examining the cost of cheap energy and the potential future of the industry seen through the eyes of a young Navajo woman affected by uranium mining.
Panel discussion to follow on current environmental and health legacy issues.
 
This event is sponsored by Laguna-Acoma Coalition for a Safe Environment, Conservation Voters New Mexico Education Fund and Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment.

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