Sun Come Up

SUN COME UP tells the story of some of the world’s first environmental refugees — the Carteret Islanders, a matrilineal society of 3,000 that inhabits some of the most remote islands in the South Pacific. The islanders share a rich tradition of music, dance and storytelling, and survive without cars, electricity or running water. Now, however, a modern crisis has intruded upon them, and their idyllic community is on the verge of extinction, due to the impact of climate change on the shoreline. SUN COME UP follows relocation leader Ursula Rakova and a group of young families as they look for a new place to call home.