Buried in Earthskin

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Buried in Earthskin, an eye-opening documentary film about nuclear waste in South Africawill be shown at the Labia on Orange cinema in Cape Town on Sunday 22 November at 6.15pm, on Monday 23 November at 8:30pm and on Tuesday 24 November at 6:15pm.

Buried in Earthskin follows Cape Town journalist and director Helena Kingwill on a journey of discovery as she sets off on a road trip to follow the route the nuclear waste trucks take from the Koeberg nuclear power plant just outside of Cape Town to the VaalputsRadioactive Waste Disposal Facility in Namaqualand. Along the way she meets the men and women of the Nama-Khoi tribe who live nearby and listens to their stories of accidents at the dump and their fears of the underground water becoming polluted.

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At Pelindaba, the nuclear research centre near Pretoria, Helena speaks to officials, who tell her…

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I have worked as a freelance journalist and film maker as well as television researcher for documentary programs. My subjects have ranged from artists profiles and band interviews to investigative journalism and deep research into matters like nuclear power and agriculture and fisheries to parenting as I became a mother of two. I live in South Africa. (Cape Town is my base, but I travel sometimes.) I am constantly seeking ways to live more consciously, finding inspiration from people I meet along the way and places I go. Hoping not to give up on hope in regards to the state of the planet. Seeking to expose truths and celebrate beauty and innovation and inspiration. Constantly seeking and trying to understand the deep waves that make things move around here.

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