Director: Titti Johnson, Helgi Felixson
Screening time: 12.04.2016. 17:00
Screening location: Kino Tuškanac
Runtime: 87 min
Awards: Chicago International Film Festival 2014 Nominated Gold Hugo Best Documentary
Between 1966 and 1996, France exploded 193 nuclear bombs around the island of Moruroa in French Polynesia. Tureia, a nearby island, is where we meet Kua and Teriki, parents of Maoki, who has a heart condition. This intimate film explores the consequences of 30 years of nuclear bombing that has contaminated the air, water, vegetation, and caused cancer in generations of the island people. Vive la France is an urgent story about the devastating consequences of France’s nuclear program.