Children of Armageddon

The Documentary Organization of Canada, BC chapter presents the premiere screening of Children of Armageddon at the Vancity Theatre, September 3 at 7:30 pm as part of its DOC SCREENS program that features the work of BC documentary filmmakers.

Join Vancouver-based director, Fabienne Lips-Dumas, as she steers steadfastly into the wake of a nuclear legacy launched in Japan and stretching into the South Pacific, exploring the human side of a string of very unnatural disasters. With contributions of world-renowned experts Noam Chomsky, Hans Blix, Arjun Makhijani and Douglas Roche and others, Children of Armageddon is a passionate, deeply moving film which explores the legacy of nuclear arms around the world through the experiences of three young women and set against the backdrop of a potential nuclear renaissance.

The film was nominated for Best Documentary at the International Film Festival South Africa, an Official Selection at the Non Violence International Film Festival, and has been screened at the Kansas International Film Festival, the Globians Film Festival, the REEL EARTH Aotearoa Environmental Film Festival and the Hazel Wolf Environmental Film Festival. Children of Armageddon was produced by Vancouver’s Red Letter Films, one of a select few francophone production companies outside of Quebec and France.

Produced with the participation of Société Radio-Canada, and of the Réseau de l’Information (Radio-Canada), the Canadian Television Fund created by the Government of Canada and the Canadian Cable Industry, Rogers Documentary Fund, the Canadian Independent Film and Video Fund, The Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, Province of British Columbia Film Incentive BC. Developed with the participation of British Columbia Film.

For more information and photos please contact:
Sylvie Peltier, (producer)
604-783-6317
speltier@redletterfilms.com
Fabienne Lips-Dumas (director)
fld@ultranet.ca