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Uranium explores the consequences of uranium mining in Canada. Because of toxic and radioactive waste, there are profound, long-term environmental hazards associated with uranium mining. For miners who work at the sites, there is the substantially increased risk of getting cancer. And, because most of the mining to date has been on land historically used by Canada's Native populations, uranium mining violates the traditional economic and spiritual lives of many aboriginal people. Given our limited knowledge of the risks associated with uranium mining, this film questions the validity of its continuation.

Director: Magnus Isacsson
Producer: Dale Phillips
Writing: Michael Riordon
Photography: Barry Perles
Sound: Rick Gustavsen
Sound: Clancy Livingston
Sound: Jeremy Sagar
Sound: Yvon Benoît
Editing: Dominique Fortin
Sound: André Chaput
Voice and Narration: Buffy Ste-Marie
Music: Michael Becker

Uranium

1990, Isacsson, Magnus

79 min 19 s


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