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That Sinking Feeling 

Wednesday, Mar 28 2012
If global warming is a distant, abstract concept to you, Mohamed Nasheed has a pressing message: There is no Planet B. Deposed recently as president of the Republic of Maldives, a tiny country of 300,000 in the Indian Ocean, Nasheed did anything and everything to galvanize the world’s attention to the rising waters that will inevitably submerge his island nation. (And, down the road, Battery Park and the Outer Richmond, if you have a rooting interest in either U.S. coast.) San Francisco filmmaker Jon Shenk’s savvy, scenic The Island President delivered the opening salvo at the San Francisco Green Film Festival, and now the documentary is in national theatrical release.
March 30-April 5, 2012

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