Monthly Movie Series - Jun 26, 2013
|Date:||Wednesday, June 26, 2013|
Every month the Whistler Arts Council hosts a movie night at Whistler Millennium Place. The movies range from documentary's to foreign films to action sports movies and much more. This month's featured film is the documentary 'The Island President' directed by Jon Shenk.
Tickets for the film are $8 and can be purchased at the door. The movie starts at 7PM in Millennium Place's Theartre Room.
Film description by Samuel Goldwyn: The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting problem of the survival of his country and everyone in it. One of the most low-lying countries in the world, a rise of three feet in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives enough to make them uninhabitable. The Island President captures Nasheed's first year in office, culminating in his trip to the Copenhagen Climate Summit in 2009 where the film provides a rare glimpse of the political horse-trading that goes on between world leaders. (Rating: PG 13, Running time: 1hr 50min)