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ATOMLOS DURCH DIE MACHT / Nuclear Free Power to the People

ATOMLOS DURCH DIE MACHT / Nuclear Free Power to the People

Austria is the only country with a fully functional nuclear power plant which, due to a popular vote in 1978, never powered up. The film shows the civic movement which led to the everlasting ban of nuclear power in Austria. But the struggle continues, as Austria remains surrounded by nuclear power plants. Catastrophic events like Chernobyl or Fukushima have shown the vital interests of us as a people to fight this very undemocratic form of power production. The film also takes an outlook into alternatives and renewables, as climate change is becoming THE environmental and political challenge of the 21st century. (Markus Kaiser-Mühlecker)


Markus Kaiser-Mühlecker
Markus Kaiser-Mühlecker, born in Upper Austria in 1979, studied film, video and audio at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg and sociology at the University of Vienna. Since 2005 he has been living and working as a documentary and corporate filmmaker near Linz.

Film Selection: Atomlos durch die Macht (Nuclear Free Power to the People, 2019, doc) - Alkbottle - 20 Joa in Ö (2011, mid-length doc) - Wie Gott in Schlierbach (2009, mid-length doc) - Attwenger Adventure (2007, doc, CE'07) - Echte Bauern (2005, mid-length doc) - Von Haider zu Hader (2003, doc short)

Local Artists 2019

Markus Kaiser-Mühlecker

Austria 2019
72 minutes

Dieter Schaufler, Robert Hack, Markus Kaiser-Mühlecker
Markus Kaiser-Mühlecker
Hannes Androsch, Rudi Anschober, Josef Pühringer, Gabi Schweiger, Roland Egger, Mathilde Halla, Friedrich Witzany, Martin Wassermair
Markus Kaiser-Mühlecker


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