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The people of Shishmaref want their community to survive, but they are holding on to their legacy by a very delicate thread indeed. The threat of their land disappearing is only the beginning. ---->>>

Our daily habits of driving, drilling, buying and supporting all of the economic benefits a free economy demands has cost us dearly, but none more so than for the people of Shishmaref. ---->>>

I chose to document the lives of people living in a remote village in Alaska called Shishmaref because there we can literally see how climate change is affecting their homes, livelihoods and ultimately their lives. ---->>>

As the people of Shishmaref lose their natural hunting grounds to the warming sea, they are forced to buy U.S. canned goods from the only local store on the island; however, this is not their natural diet and cannot sustain them throughout the year. ---->>>

I just think it's so outrageous that fifteen years is the kind of minimum amount of time that any wrongfully convicted person spends in prison. ---->>>

Especially when you talk about the power of documentary filmmaking, you can't really have a slant; financially, you can't have a slant on the end goals. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 10-13, 1970
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Occupation: Director
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Amy J. Berg (born October 13, 1970) is an American filmmaker known for her award winning documentaries. She is perhaps best known for her Academy Award-nominated documentary Deliver Us from Evil (2006), about sex abuse cases in the Roman Catholic Church.(wikipedia)