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Showing 1 - 10 of 23 titles with a criteria of Subject is Ethnography


A series of five documentary films examining the human stories behind illegal logging in Indonesia.

Global Environmental Justice | 2008 | 25 minutes

The Dani and the Asmat come face to face with the modern world in Irian Jaya.

Bullfrog Films | 1993 | 52 minutes

West Papua, the "Amazon of Asia" is a vast tropical rainforest that has been occupied for  25,000 years.  The Dani and the Asmat people have lived in spiritual harmony with the land for millennia. Now they are threatened by Indonesia's policy of assimilation and the destruction of their lands. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 1993 | 52 minutes

Part I. The residents of the ancient Chinese cities of Fengjie clash with officials forcing them to evacuate their homes -- along with millions of other residents -- to make way for the massive Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2005 | 147 minutes

Part II. Yan Yu follows up his first film with Before the Flood II, a profile of the residents of Gongtan, a 1700-year-old village soon to be demolished and flooded during the construction of Three Gorges dams and reservoir. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2008 | 60 minutes

The story of the Penan, a tribe of rainforest nomads in Borneo, as seen by Bruno Manser.

Bullfrog Films | 1989 | 60 minutes

Tells the story of a plan to dam the Irrawaddy River at its source: Myitsone, in Kachin State, northern Myanmar. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | n/a | 62 minutes

A group of girls in a remote forest in Paraguay are transformed at an experimental high school where they learn to protect the threatened forest and build a future for themselves.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 56 minutes

The cycle of revenge following first contact with the Uru Eu Wau Wau.

Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 50 minutes

Frantic efforts to find the Ava-Canoeiro before their land is flooded for a new dam.

Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 50 minutes