The Island President - Hilton LightStay Sustainability Award

"The Island President" documents the struggle of Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected President of the Maldives, a small island nation threatened by rising water levels, as he fights to bring climate change to the attention of the world. The film is one of the first honored by the Hilton LightStay Sustainability Award, an award created by Hilton Worldwide and Sundance Institute to acknowledge documentaries that showcase the connections between sustainability, economic growth and community development.

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Posted on Apr 10, 2012. Tags: Documentary, Environment, Hilton Sustainability Awards, International

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