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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

After Tiller

Sheds a humanistic light on the heated abortion debate by going inside the lives of the last four doctors in America who openly provide third-trimester abortions and the reasons their patients seek them.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 88 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

Alabba

A window into the world of Santeria - a uniquely Cuban religious tradition into which one must be initiated by a 'godmother' or 'godfather' -- and introduces us to practitioners of the religion ranging in age from their 40s to their late 90s.

Icarus Films | 2010 | 40 minutes

All Restrictions End

Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 35 minutes

Ama

The untold story of the involuntary sterilization of Native American women by the Indian Health Service well into the 1970s.

Bullfrog Films | 2019 | 74 minutes

And There Was Israel

An accessible, clearly argued essay on how Israel came to be.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 52 minutes

Angry Monk

Gendun Choephel, a legendary figure in Tibet, turned from the monastic life he was born to (as the reincarnation of a Buddhist lama), to become a fierce critic of his country's religious conservatism and isolationism.

Icarus Films | 2005 | 97 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

AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock

Documents the story of Native-led defiance of construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that has forever changed the fight for clean water, our environment and the future of our planet. The film asks: 'Are you ready to join the fight?' This title has one or more clips.

Bullfrog Films | 2017 | 89 minutes