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Immuto (Change) (trailer)

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Immuto (Change), is a response to the climate emergency and global environmental collapse.

To explore the frameworks informing the film please view the 3D virtual space companion Viewing Guide before watching at:

https://www.islandreach.org/immuto-3d-viewing-guide.html

This Island Reach Foundation video features agents of change calling for mutual recognition and reciprocity across distance and cultural differences. Collaboration with our partners in Vanuatu prompted the production of this video and the 2019 Island Reach expedition to gather stories of climate disruption, adaptation, and activism. As with many communities across the world, conditions and threats in villages across the Vanuatu archipelago are giving rise to frustration, fear, and anger, fueled by the social inequities that define our global crisis.

After witnessing the advancing threats and impacts of the climate crisis on local Ni-Vanuatu communities, we were driven to pitch ourselves into the charged field of trying to represent climate injustices through video storytelling (see the concept guide for more on the potential ethical problems of this effort).

Immuto does more than introduce compelling and agile communicators from around the world telling their stories of crisis and action. These agents of change address viewers directly, calling for the mutual recognition and collaboration required for our varied yet interrelated struggles to safeguard our planet’s biodiversity, adapt to the rapid changes, demand climate justice, and draw down carbon.

Learn more at:

www.islandreach.org
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