The Island President – a documentary on President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives


After bringing democracy to his country, President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, the lowest-lying country in the world, takes up the fight to keep his homeland from disappearing under the sea.

Barely above sea level, the Maldives is facing the real risk of  being submerged very soon by rising sea levels from the effects of global warming.

Director: Jon Shenk
Starring: Mohamed Nasheed
Release Date: Apr. 6, 2012

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