• The Island President (2011) Rating & Reviews

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  • 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

  • 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

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

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