The Island President
23rd December 2016 | Views: 3374
Film Screening: The Island President with a very special guest, Alastair McIntosh, who will be talking about politics, activism and climate change. Friday 13 January 2017. Doors open 6pm. This one is really not to be missed.
Jon Shenk’s The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. After bringing democracy to the Maldives after thirty years of despotic rule, Nasheed is now faced with an even greater challenge: as one of the most low-lying countries in the world, a rise of three feet in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives enough to make them uninhabitable.
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