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

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 climate crisis.

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Face to Face Media | 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.

Face to Face Media | 1993 | 52 minutes

Banking on Disaster

The grave consequences of building a road through the heart of Amazonia.

Bullfrog Films | 1988 | 78 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

Brazil's Women Warriors

* New title added Fall 2022 *

400,000 women harvest the nuts of the babassu palm, which is used to produce soap, oil, bread, charcoal,and cosmetics, providing them a modest living. When access to the trees was denied, a movement began.

Face to Face Media | 2014 | 8 minutes

Building a Longhouse as a Cultural Center

* New title added Fall 2022 *

Kynan Tegar, a young Indigenous filmmaker, documents a cultural revival and the consruction of a traditional longhouse for the first time in 50 years

Face to Face Media | 2021 | 12 minutes

Buyer Be Fair

Looks at the benefits of fair trade goods and product certification for people and the environment.

Bullfrog Films | 2006 | 57 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

Earth Seasoned: #GapYear

Diagnosed with learning difficulties, Tori finds her greatest teacher in nature, spending a "gap year" living semi-primitively with four other young women in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.

Bullfrog Films | 2018 | 75 minutes