LOSING ALASKA

By Tom BURKE

TASKOVSKI FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Social issues - Completed 2018

Sitting atop a melting permafrost, battered by coastal erosion and aggressive summer melt waters, Newtok, Alaska is set to be the first American town lost to climate change.

Festivals
& Awards

Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (online) 2021
Doc Market Films
    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Social issues, Documentary
    • Countries
    • IRELAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 83 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Tom BURKE
    • Producer(s)
    • Jessie FISK, Alan MAHER (MARCIE FILMS LIMITED)
    • Synopsis
    • ‘Losing Alaska’ tells the story of a small community dealing with a slow moving disaster.
      They have known for decades that their future was in peril; they have seen the land dropping away on all sides and the river growing stronger year after year. The school, the highest building in the town, could be taking in water by 2020.