|Directed by||Maryann DeLeo|
|Produced by||Maryann DeLeo|
|Edited by||John Custodio|
In the film, DeLeo travels through Ukraine and Belarus with Adi Roche, the Irish founder of the Chernobyl Children's Project International, observing the effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster on the health of children in the area. Many children developed a previously unknown cardiac degradation condition known in the area as "Chernobyl heart", in addition to other severe radiation poisoning effects
DeLeo explored the Chernobyl disaster again in 2008 with the film White Horse.
Broadcast and release details
- Chernobyl Heart was shown to the United Nations General Assembly on 28 April 2004.
- The film was broadcast in the United States by HBO on 9 September 2004.
- It was shown in Australia on 26 April 2005 as part of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Foreign Correspondent program.
- Chernobyl Children's Project International
- White Horse (film)
- Zone of alienation
- Ventricular septal defect (VSD)
- List of books about nuclear issues
- List of Chernobyl-related articles
- The Truth About Chernobyl
- Chernobyl. Vengeance of peaceful atom.
- 76th Academy Awards Nominees and Winners Archived February 19, 2006, at the Wayback Machine, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, February 29, 2004.
- Bose, AS; Shetty, V; Sadiq, A; Shani, J; Jacobowitz, I (August 2009). "Radiation induced cardiac valve disease in a man from Chernobyl". Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 22 (8): 973.e1–3. doi:10.1016/j.echo.2009.03.027. PMID 19647162.
- Kinkead, Gwen: Brooklyn Girl Journeys To Chernobyl's Heart, The New York Observer, July 11, 2004.
- Special commemorative meeting to observe the twentieth anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe Archived December 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine, United Nations, 28 April 2006.
- Chernobyl Heart (HBO).
- Ukraine - Chernobyl Heart, Foreign Correspondent (ABC TV), 26 April 2005.
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