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Project of the Day: ‘Radiation Filters’

Project of the Day: 'Radiation Filters'

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Radiation Filters

Tweetable Logline: What now? How can we live after a nuclear meltdown. Heavy subject matter approached with caution and levity.

Elevator Pitch: This docu-narrative is a new approach to Activist Film making. Our main question is: How can we live in health after a nuclear meltdown? The mix of styles allows for this heavy subject matter to be told through comedy, drama, and compelling facts about nuclear energy. There are people out there exploring healing and we’ve begun to collaborate and spread the word. We must change our paradigm to survive. Can we? Let’s explore. We’re going to Fukushima, Japan in December 2014.

Production Team: 
Oliver Mellan and Minea Herwitz – Creators
Roth Rind, Jay Raja, Azure Lea and Ed McClary – Associate Producers
Daniel Lichtenstein, Jerome Stolly and Andrew Herwitz – Cinematographers

About the film: We don’t just want to highlight the problems, of which (in the nuclear energy world) there are many. We are a solution-based narrative and documentary film project, the most creative approach we could imagine, to looking into the soul of radiation and how we can charge our bodies with a healthy resistance to its damaging affects. This is the story of healing. The anti-nuclear movement tried a number of methods of protest (many involving anger and rage). Our approach is a handful of giggles to spread awareness and guide people to become passive activists while being entertained.
Current Status: We have filmed half, now raising funds for the 2nd half and post-production. Your support at any level is appreciated so greatly.

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