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Film Screening: Community Cinema Presents The Island President

The Island PresidentThe Island President lifts the issue of global warming out of the theoretical and into the personal. President Mohamed Nasheed is trying to prevent 385,000 people from drowning. His nation of 1,200 low-lying islands, the Maldives, is sinking into the Indian Ocean as sea levels rise due to global warming. Climate change experts say that some of the islands will be submerged within 20 years, threatening the lives of the largely impoverished inhabitants as well as inundating the lavish resorts that dot the islands. Nasheed’s unprecedented contingency plan is to move his entire population to a new homeland.

Tue, April 23, 2013
Starts at 5:30 PM

Cost:
Free

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    San Francisco Main Library
    100 Larkin
    San Francisco, CA 94102

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    415-557-4277

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