Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, is slowly but surely disappearing under the sea as a result of climate change. For the Brunet family, the island is the only home they have ever had.
Most of the inhabitants of the disappearing island are descendants of the original inhabitants of North America. They have been living on a narrow strip of the south-eastern US for generations since the early 19th century. Now the last islanders, whose home is threatened by erosion and hurricanes, are to become the first climate refugees in the United States. Siblings Juliette and Howard live here with their uncle, following the tragic death of their parents. The US government is preparing a new home for them inland, where they are to move in two years. How will they deal with yet another loss in their lives?
About the film
Director: Sandra Winther
2019 | 22 min.
Subtitles: (No Subtitles)
2019 - Lowland Kids
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