Island Soldier

Category: Documentary Features



Island Soldier

Documentary Feature | 2017

A Meerkat Media Co-Production
Directed and Produced by Nathan Fitch
Edited & Produced by Bryan Chang / Meerkat Media
Cinematography by Nathan Fitch & Bryan Chang
ISLAND SOLDIER is the untold story of Micronesian citizens fighting America’s wars at staggeringly high rates per capita. Told through the intimate personal odyssey of the Nenas, a family strives for their piece of the “American Dream”, and deals with the consequences of military service against the backdrop of a pristine Pacific island on the brink of economic collapse.


World Premiere – 2017 Full Frame Film Festival

International Premiere – 2017 Hot Docs Film Festival

Links & Resources

Official Website –

Additional Credits

Producer: Fivel Rothberg
Director of Photography: Nathan Fitch
Additional Editing: Nathan Fitch
Trailer Editor: Zara Serabian-Arthur