STK-ID 44863

Visual of Funafuti atoll; TRAVELLING SHOT preceding elderly man (Toaripi Lauti, former prime minister of Tuvalu) riding bicycle in streets of Fongafale lined with small houses and palm trees, he leaves bicycle on roadside outside village and takes footpath through dense vegetation, hand held FOLLOW SHOT as he walks through traditional gardens of villagers heading for his own garden, he explains in English various species he has planted, how the rise of sea level affects the plants (seawater infiltration), effects of global warming and Tuvaluan traditions (16:18). At director's request, he addresses in Tuvalan, a message to industrialised countries about the environment (2:36). Cutaway shots of him working in his garden (9:29).


Excerpt from
À la dérive
Arctic Mission
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