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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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Global Environmental Justice | 2008 | 37 minutes

Arrows Against the Wind

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

Bullfrog Films | 1993 | 52 minutes

Arrows Against the Wind

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

Before the Flood I

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

Before the Flood II

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

Blowpipes and Bulldozers

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

Bullfrog Films | 1989 | 60 minutes

Dams, Drugs and Democracy

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 | 2015 | 62 minutes

Daughters of the Forest

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 Fate of the Kidnapper

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

Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 50 minutes

Fragments of a People

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

Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 50 minutes