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Author: Elizabeth Pollock
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Blue Marble Productions, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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Journey into the heart of Polynesia to visit a drowning paradise at ground zero for the global-warming debate: the island country of Tuvalu, the world's fourth-smallest country. As the sea slowly rises in a warming world, some residents of the tiny island country are moving to New Zealand in search of a new future. And rising sea levels are just the beginning of the story in this documentary from student Academy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Pollock
OCLC Number: 163217968
Language Note: In English and Tuvaluan with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.
Special features include: optional audio director's commentary; deleted scenes; PBS "Frontline World" version (Tuvalu : that sinking feeling); migration stories featurette; production photos; recommended reading; What you can do.
Credits: Director of photography/editor, Elizabeth Pollock.
Performer(s): Narrator, Elizabeth Pollock.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; full screen format.
Other Titles: Tuvalu, that sinking feeling.
Responsibility: produced, directed, and written by Elizabeth Pollock.

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Journey into the heart of Polynesia to visit a drowning paradise at ground zero for the global-warming debate: the island country of Tuvalu, the world's fourth-smallest country. As the sea slowly rises in a warming world, some residents of the tiny island country are moving to New Zealand in search of a new future. And rising sea levels are just the beginning of the story in this documentary from student Academy Award-winning director Elizabeth Pollock. A mythic flounder, dying taro crops, the lingering effects of World War II, island SUVs, and a sobering look at the costs of development await.

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