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Sun Come Up

Directed by Jennifer Redfearn
United States, Papua New Guinea, 2010
Documentary, Short, Adventure


Sun Come Up tells the story of some of the world’s first environmental refugees, the Carteret Islanders. The film follows relocation leader Ursula Rakova and a group of young families as they search for new homes in war torn Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea.

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Sun Come Up Directed by Jennifer Redfearn

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2011 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

International Documentary Association

2010 | Nominee: Pare Lorentz Award



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