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Le Nozze di Figaro
Sat 10am
Wed
1 and 7pm
Mon, Oct 20
1pm, 7pm
Thu, Oct 23 7pm
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Mon, Oct 27
7pm
The Jewish Cardinal
Tue, Oct 28
1pm, 7:30pm, 7:45pm
Wed, Oct 29
6:30pm
Version B:
Thu, Oct 30 7pm

Version A:
Thu, Nov 20 7pm

Mon, Nov 3
1pm, 7pm
Sat, Nov 8 12:30pm
Sat, Nov 29 10am
Thu, Dec 18 7pm
Mon, Nov 10 1pm
Tue, Nov 11 7pm
Community Cinema: <br>The Island President

Community Cinema:
The Island President

FREE SCREENING!
Tue, April 9 7pm

Jon Shenk's The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced-the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. After bringing democracy to the Maldives after thirty years of despotic rule, Nasheed is now faced with an even greater challenge: as 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 of 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 at such a top-level global assembly. Nasheed is unusually candid about revealing his strategies-leveraging the Maldives' underdog position as a tiny country, harnessing the power of media, and overcoming deadlocks through an appeal to unity with other developing nations. When hope fades for a written accord to be signed, Nasheed makes a stirring speech which salvages an agreement. Despite the modest size of his country, Mohamed Nasheed has become one of the leading international voices for urgent action on climate change.

Film Facts
Running Time
TBA
Genre
Documentary
MPAA Rating
NR
Starring
Mohamed Nasheed
Ahmed Naseem
Mohamed Aslam
Aminath Shauna
Directed By
John Shenk
Produced by
Bonni Cohen
Admission & Prices
Adult $10
Senior (62+) $7.50
Child (11 and under) $7.50
Bargain Show
Daily, before 5:30pm, $7.75
Tuesday is Bargain Day
All seats, all shows
except 3D $7.75
3D Upcharge $2.50