No President Is an Island
Director Jon Shenk talks to NTK about his documentary, “The Island President,” which chronicles former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed’s fight against climate change.
A new documentary “The Island President” profiles Mohamed Nasheed as he tries to save his island nation of the Maldives from sinking into the Indian Ocean. Rising sea levels and coastal erosion are slowly destroying the island nation’s fishing industry and contaminating its clean water supply.
If this trend isn’t reversed soon, the Maldivian people will eventually lose their home. Nasheed’s priority as the country’s first democratically elected president is to convince other nations to join his cause and take action.
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