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The Disappearing Frontier | 15:18

The Disappearing Frontier (Film)

March 15, 2021


Our Climate

Their homes are at risk of falling into the sea every summer, and their winters reach 40 degrees below zero. But how does one relocate an entire community as Mother Nature bears down upon its people? In this video from Tzu Chi USA’s documentary series, The Disappearing Frontier, we invite you to look upon the faces of Shishmaref, Alaska.


Producer: Ting Fan
Director: Nils Aucante, Dilber Shatursun
Editor: Daniel Ferrara
Camera: Nils Aucante, Dilber Shatursun
Sound Editor: Michael Huang
Writer: Dilber Shatursun, Daniel Ferrara
Voice Over Talent: Christian Adam Jacobs
Production Design: Nancy C.H. Wei
Additional Video And Photo Courtesy of: The Nome Nugget / Diana Haecker, Flickr / Jim Greenhill
Special Thanks To: Zena Barr, Robin Bronen, Tom Findtner, Diana Haecker, Torre Jorgenson, Clara & Shelton Kokeok, Percy Nayokpuk, Dena M. O'Dell, Brian Simpson, US Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, US Department of Defense, Rita Walstrand, Clifford Weyiouanna, Howard Weyiouanna, Sr., Dave Williams, Larry "Woody" Wilson, Ralph Watkins, Shishmaref School, The City of Shishmaref, Shishmaref Native Corporation, The People of Shishmaref

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