You’re Not Allowed to Die Here

It’s illegal to be buried in Longyearbyen, Norway, the northernmost town in the world, where a melting permafrost threatens to uncover bodies and revive ancient diseases.

“Nobody Dies in Longyearbyen was directed by David Freid. It is part of The Atlantic Selects, an online showcase of short documentaries from independent creators, curated by The Atlantic.

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