Jon Shenk
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//Reviews

DOC NYC 2011: The Island President
7 Nov 2011 // 10:35 PM

The film emphasizes Mohamed Nasheed's recent stardom on the world stage, with the background note that he and others fought for 20 years to secure democracy in the Maldives.

Lost Boys of Sudan (2003)
17 Mar 2004 // 7:00 PM

Revealing the stark choices faced by so many refugees who receive the casual beneficence of the West, the documentary also shows reactions of Americans to the unknown in human form.

//Blogs

Topical Doc 'The Island President' Opens at Film Forum on 28 March
27 Mar 2012 // 6:00 AM

The film is beautifully shot and tells a compelling story. It also provides an inspiring instruction as to Nasheed's means and his end.

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'The Island President'
12 Sep 2011 // 2:00 AM

This is one of those documentaries designed to make you march out of the theatre and do something to change the world.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

// Short Ends and Leader

"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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