THULETUVALU

Documentary, 96 minutes, CH 2014

Written & directed by Matthias von Gunten

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Storyline
Two places at the edge of our planet are making headlines due to climate change: Thule, Greenland, because of record ice melts there; and Tuvalu, because this remote Pacific island nation is one of the first countries on the verge of sinking as a result of rising sea levels. Whereas for us the warming of the planet occurs almost solely in the media, it is changing the entire existence for the inhabitants of Thule and Tuvalu. The film portrays how they are forced to abandon their traditional way of life as they move towards an unknown future.
This important and touching film has been traveling the world. It was shown and still is being shown on countless festivals around the world. Watch it on our website by clicking the rent button.

 

Team
Writer & director – Matthias von Gunten
Producer – Valentin Greutert
Director of Photography – Pierre Mennel
Production Sound – Valentino Vigniti
Editors – Caterina Mona, Claudio Cea
Music – Marcel Vaid
Sounddesign – Roland Widmer
Mix – Felix Bussmann, SDS
Postproduction – Andromeda Film

 

World Sales
Perry Street Advisors

 

Awards
Séstèrce d’argent – Visions du réel 2014
Nomination Best Documentary Swiss Film Prize 2015
Nomnation Best Cinematography Swiss Film Prize 2015
Nomination German Documentary Film Prize 2015

 

Festivals
More than 50 festivals around the globe, among them Hot Docs Toronto, Dokfest München, Locarno IFF, CPH:DOX, Margaret Mead FF New York.

 

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