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Sun Come Up

http://oscar.go.com/nominations/category/documentary-short-subject/synopsis/sun-come-up/687108 Sun Come Up is a documentary about the people living on the Carteret Islands in Papua New Guinea, who face an imminent threat to their land from rising sea levels due to climate change. Sun Come Up focuses on the Carteret Islander's struggle to leave their home island and seek a new home as raising water levels make their land uninhabitable. The Carteret Islanders are met with a complex and aggressive culture as they seek a new home on the Papua New Guinea mainland. This film is a chilling look at just the beginning of what will be a common occurrence of climate change refugees.

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  1. lazyreader February 28, 2011 at 8:11 am

    Too bad none of them, didn’t win an actual Oscar……..Loooozzers.

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