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PG| 1 hr. 41 min.

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

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Director: Jon Shenk

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

The Island President (2011)

Release Date: March 28th, 2012|1 hr. 41 min.

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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    A mostly compelling documentary about that rarest of breeds, an appealing politician. show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Jon Shenk's fascinating documentary feature The Island President personalizes the threat of global warming, and nationalizes it too, by focusing on Mohamed Nasheed, the former president of the Maldives. show more

  • 75
    Andrew Schenker Slant Magazine

    The film successfully positions its point of view with the developing countries that suffer the most immediate consequences of global warming rather than the developed countries most responsible for climate change and from whose citizenry Jon Shenk's prospective audience is likely to be drawn. show more

  • December 13, 2012 gc00000000133712
    Report This User

    Its sad that we will only realize that we are destroying our world when its too late...

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