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5x5: Voices of Change from the Forests of Indonesia + Hope: Indigenous Climate Change Solutions

*New Film Added Fall 2020* 
Five short films from Indigenous communities across Indonesia show their response to threats to their forests posed by miners, loggers, palm oil plantations and global warming. In the sixth film a Dayak Iban community inspires hope as it offers a simple solution to the global cllimate crisis.

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Face to Face Media | 2008 | 37 minutes

Abandoned

Exposé of the horrifying results of the 1996 immigration law.

Bullfrog Films | 2001 | 55 minutes

Abortion Helpline

At the Philadelphia abortion helpline, counselors field nonstop calls from women and teens who are seeking to end a pregnancy but can’t afford to, illustrating how economic stigma and cruel laws determine who has access to abortion in America.

Women Make Movies | 2020 | 13 minutes

Abortion: Add to Cart

With increasing burdens on clinics, activists are combining the power of abortion pills and the internet to provide self-managed abortions in a revolutionary way

GOOD DOCS | 2022 | 35 minutes

About a War

A documentation of the Lebanese Civil War.

Collective Eye Films | 2019 | 84 minutes

About Executing Eichmann

In 1961, Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death for crimes against the Jewish people and against humanity. While this judgment was met with consensus on a national level, some spoke out against it.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 60 minutes

Absences

ABSENCES, by award winning filmmaker Tatiana Huezo (The Tiniest Place), exposes the ever-intensifying phenomenon of enforced disappearance in Mexico and the ways it affects women.

Women Make Movies | 2015 | 26 minutes

The Activists

The story of activists who opposed the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including their lives, the tactics they used, and the historical context.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 60 minutes

Advocate

Lea Tsemel, an Israeli-Jewish lawyer who has represented Palestinian political prisoners for nearly 50 years, pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 108 minutes

Afghanistan Unveiled

Filmed by the first ever team of women video journalists trained in Afghanistan, this rare and uncompromising film explores the effects of the Taliban’s repressive rule and recent U.S.-sponsored bombing campaign on Afghani women.

Women Make Movies | 2003 | 52 minutes