6pm Wednesday 24 April
lock n’load (upstairs function room)
142 Boundary St, West End
How to get there – take bus 199 to Stop 7, Boundary Street, West End. The bus stops outside the venue.
Chernobyl Heart is a documentary film by Maryann DeLeo. The film won the Best Documentary Short Subject award at the 2004 Academy Awards.
In the film, DeLeo travels through Ukraine and Belarus observing the effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on the health of children in the area. Many children suffered from a cardiac degradation condition now known in the area as “Chernobyl heart”, in addition to other radiation side-effects.
Kim Stewart, Friends of the Earth spokeswoman, will talk briefly about why the Chernobyl catastrophe is relevant today, particularly in context of the Queensland Government’s decision to recommence uranium mining.
Event hosted by Friends of the Earth Brisbane and Rally for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament. For more details contact Greg on 0409 877 528, or visit www.qnfa.org.