Rice University anthropologists Cymene Howe & Dominic Boyer's new Documentary film, Not Ok, is profiled in the Reykjavík Grapevine. Not Ok tells the story of Okjökull, or Ok, Iceland's former smallest glacier which lost it's glacier status in 2014.
“We created this film about a small glacier in a small country in order to bring the huge and often abstract problem of climate change back down to a human scale so that we can better understand how it touches our everyday lives,” director Cymene Howe says. “Iceland’s glaciers supply the country’s rivers and provide fresh water for the population,” she continues. “The melting of the glaciers will have a major impact on the country’s industries, everything from fishing to tourism.”
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