This week only there is a special showing of 5 short (30-40 min) documentaries at The Riverview Theater. Two of them include stories relevant to climate change and environmental issues.
Sun Come Up – USA, Papua New Guinea/38 MIN, Director: Jennifer Redfearn
Sun Come Up follows the relocation of some of the world’s first environmental refugees, the Carteret Islanders – a community living on a remote island chain in the South Pacific Ocean. When rising seas threaten their survival, the islanders face a painful decision: they must leave their beloved land in search of a new place to call home.
The Warriors of Qiugang – USA/39 MIN, Director: Ruby Yang
Villagers in a remote district of central China take on a chemical company that is poisoning their water and air. For five years they fight to transform their environment and as they do, they find themselves transformed as well.