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Thursday, June 22, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
One event on Thursday, June 22, 2023 at 6:00 PM
Newtok is part of the Sustainable Woodstock Climate Change and Sustainability Film Series
June 19-23, 2022
Water will erase Newtok, Alaska. Built on a delta at the edge of the Bering Sea, the tiny Yup’ik village has been dealing with melting permafrost, river erosion and decaying infrastructure for decades. To keep their culture and community intact, the 360 Yup’ik residents must relocate their entire village to stable ground upriver while facing a federal government that has failed to take appropriate action to combat climate change. In moving their village, they will become some of America’s first climate change refugees. This is a film of a village seeking justice in the face of climate disaster.
Run Time: 1 hr 33 mins
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Hosted by Sustainable Woodstock and Pentangle Arts. Made possible by our underwriters VERMONT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION and MASCOMA BANK and sponsors Ellaway Group | The Unicorn | Yankee Bookshop | Mark Knott DDS.