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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

About a War

A documentation of the Lebanese Civil War.

Collective Eye Films | 2019 | 84 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 Absent House

Sustainable design in the tropics. The story of a Puerto Rican architect pioneering locally-suited green buildings for over thirty years.

Icarus Films | 2013 | 55 minutes

Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World

The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 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

African Air

Flying in a motorized paraglider over one of the most diverse continents in the world, George Steinmetz captures in his photographs the stunning beauty, potential and hope of Africa's landscapes and people.

MediaStorm | 2011 | 8 minutes

After Silence

Examines the treatment of Japanese-Americans during WW II, and its relevance to post 9/11 America.

Bullfrog Films | 2003 | 30 minutes

After the Rape 

After Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani woman, was gang-raped by order of her tribal council as punishment for her younger brother’s alleged relationship with a woman from another clan, she speaks out, fights for justice in the Pakistani courts, starts two schools for girls in her village and a crisis center for abused women.

Women Make Movies | 2008 | 58 minutes

Against My Will

The stories of three women who took refuge at the Dastak women's shelter in Pakistan, founded to help women fleeing abusive and murderous families.

Icarus Films | 2002 | 50 minutes