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If You Love This Planet

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This film records a lecture given to students by outspoken nuclear critic, Dr. Helen Caldicott, president of Physicians for Social Responsibility in the United States. Her message is clear: disarmament cannot be postponed. Archival film footage of the bombing of Hiroshima and images of its survivors seven months after the attack heighten the urgency of her message: namely, that unless we shake off our indifference and work to prevent nuclear war, we stand a slim chance of surviving the 20th century.

1982, 25 min 50 s

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Best Communications Prize
International Scientific Film Festival
September 20 1984, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Highly commended by the Australian Teachers of Media Association
A.T.O.M. Awards for Short Educational Films & Videos
December 1 1983, Melbourne - Australia

Second Prize - Silver Boomerang accompanied with a Cash Awrd of $2,500AUST
International Film Festival
June 22 to July 7 1983, Melbourne - Australia

Blue Ribbon Award - Category: Nuclear Issues
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 30 to June 4 1983, New York - USA

Oscar - Category: Documentary Short Subjects
Annual Academy Awards / OSCARS
April 11 1983, Hollywood - USA

Special Award given by the World Peace Council
International Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
November 19 to 26 1982, Leipzig - Germany

Certificate of Merit
Yorkton Film Festival
November 1 to 7 1982, Yorkton - Canada