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The Island President

When: Wed., Dec. 31, 7 p.m. 1969

2011 documentary that chronicles Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed’s efforts to confront climate change and rising sea levels, which threaten to submerge the 1,200 islands that make up the low-lying nation. It will be followed at 9 p.m. by a web discussion with the film’s director, Jon Shenk; Thilmeeza Hussain, former United Nations deputy permanent representative to the Maldives; May Boeve, executive director and cofounder; and Eban Goodstein, director of Bard CEP and the Bard MBA in Sustainability

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