The Island President (2011)

Wednesday Apr 24, 2013

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Albuquerque, NM 87102

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by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen, and Richard Berge Maldives President Mohomed Nasheed is confronting a problem greater than nay world leader has ever faced - the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. His is the most low-lying country in the world, and a minor rise in sea level would literally erase it from the map. Rated PG: Parental Guidance Suggested Film run time 101 minutes Concessions will be available. Community Cinema is a groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiative featuring monthly screenings of films for the Emmy Award-winning PBS series 'Independent Lens'. Every month between September and June, Community Cinema brings together leading organizations, community members and public television stations to learn, discuss and get involved in today's critical social issues. For more information, visit For more information about New Mexico PBS Presents: Community Cinema at the KiMo, contact: or 505-277-2121

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New Mexico PBS’ Community Cinema series returns to the KiMo Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, for another sneak preview of a social issue-oriented documentary from the Emmy-winning PBS series “Independent Lens.” This month’s screening is The Island President by Jon Shenk, Bonni Cohen and Richard Berge. The film focuses on Maldives President Mohomed Nasheed, who’s confronting a problem most world leaders can’t imagine. The Maldives is the most low-lying country in the world. Thanks to global warming and rising sea levels, this Indian Ocean island nation is in danger of literally disappearing beneath the waves. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., film starts at 7. An interactive discussion will follow the screening. Admission is free.

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