The award-winning documentary Tinau by Victoria Burns.
Report – By Pacific Media Watch
A special Connect4Climate prize has been awarded to Tinau – “My Mother”– from UK/Kiribati producer Victoria Burns, exploring the grave concerns of small island nations such her homeland Kiribati.
This was awarded in the 18-35 age category. According to the Vimeo web factfile about the 8min documentary:
Scientists predict that Kiribati – a remote Island Republic in the Central Pacific – could be lost to rising sea levels in the next 50 years. As a result a whole nation faces an uncertain future. Tinau is an intimate family portrait of a Kiribatese mother now settled in the UK and the ties that bind her to her former disappearing homeland. Read more »