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Event Date: 26th Apr 2016 | 19:00

Pripyat

Austrian Cultural Forum, 28 Rutland Gate

Film Showing Thirty years after the nuclear catastrophe in Chernobyl in 1986 the ACF’s Cineclub presents this striking documentary by acclaimed Austrian director Nikolaus Geyrhalter. Following the disaster a 30-km restricted zone was erected around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, and 116,000 people were evacuated from this area.Pripyat is a portrait of the people who still live and work there, and of those who have moved back. What is life like for these people, a life with the invisible and incomprehensible danger of radioactivity? How do they deal with the after effects of such an accident? Four protagonists tell their stories and provide a look at everyday life in ‘their‘ zone. Austria, 1999, 100 mins, Ukrainian & Russian with English subtitles, directed by Nikolaus Geyrhalter

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