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Anote's Ark
A documentary by Matthieu Rytz

77 minutes, color, 2018

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The Pacific island nation of Kiribati is one of the most remote places on the planet, far-removed from the pressures of modern life. Yet it is one of the first countries that must confront imminent annihilation from sea-level rise.

President Anote Tong races to find options, from mass migration to building underwater cities. But as the water grows higher, many citizens are already seeking safe harbor overseas, leaving behind 4,000 years of Kiribati culture.

With sweeping cinematography, filmmaker Matthieu Rytz captures the shifting dynamics of climate change while crafting an intimate portrait of the Kiribati people that reveals their strength as they face the looming waters head on.

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"In his directorial debut, renowned Canadian photographer Matthieu Rytz brings an observant visual style to scenes of President Anote Tong's island home and the frequent devastation it suffers." - THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

"Sweeping yet intimate. Striking cinematography. Rytz captures the struggle for Kiribati on scales both personal and political." - POV MAGAZINE

"Global indifference to climate change becomes personal in Matthieu Rytz's doc." - NOW TORONTO


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