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Arts, Culture & Fun Series: The Island President

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

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In partnership with Emmy award-winning PBS series Independent Lens, Arts, Culture & Fun presents The Island President.

President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives is a man with a bigger problem than other world leader has ever faced – the literal survival of his country and everyone in it.  After bringing democracy to the Maldives, he must now ensure that his tiny country doesn’t disappear under rising sea-levels brought about by climate change. 

Jon Shenk's film The Island President compellingly illustrates the perils of climate change.  An audience discussion will follow the screening.  Please RSVP with your name and number of guests.

Location

Recreation Center Fifty-four in Recreation Center 54
348 E. 54th St.
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

NYC Parks

Contact Number

(212) 408-0243

Contact Email

artsculturefun@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Film, Earth Day & Arbor Day

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Recreation CentersRecreation Center 54

The summer class session has concluded at Recreation Center 54. Classes will begin again, for the fall session, the week of September 6. Please call the center at (212) 754-5411 for more information.
Anticipated Completion: 09/06/2015

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