The Island President

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    101 mins
  • Release Date
    2011
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

An Official Selection of the Sundance, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals, THE ISLAND PRESIDENT follows President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives who, after bringing democracy to his country, takes up the fight to keep his low-lying homeland from disappearing under the sea. Both eye-opening and appealing, Nasheed's sincerity pitted against the ravages of climate change makes for deeply impactful viewing, heralded by critics as "an inspiring portrait," and rated an impeccable 98% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
DIRECTED BY:
Jon Shenk
CAST INCLUDES:
Mohamed Nasheed

SYNOPSIS

Mohamed Nasheed, president of the Maldive Islands, works tirelessly to save his country from the ravages of global climate change.

The Island President

    Genre
    Documentary
  • Runtime
    101 mins
  • Release Date
    2011
  • Countries
    United States
  • Languages
    English
DIRECTED BY
Jon Shenk
CAST INCLUDES
Mohamed Nasheed
An Official Selection of the Sundance, Telluride and Toronto Film Festivals, THE ISLAND PRESIDENT follows President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives who, after bringing democracy to his country, takes up the fight to keep his low-lying homeland from disappearing under the sea. Both eye-opening and appealing, Nasheed's sincerity pitted against the ravages of climate change makes for deeply impactful viewing, heralded by critics as "an inspiring portrait," and rated an impeccable 98% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Mohamed Nasheed, president of the Maldive Islands, works tirelessly to save his country from the ravages of global climate change.

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