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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

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

Blood and Gold

Blood and Gold: Inside Burma’s Hidden War explores the intensification of violence as a cease-fire collapses and a civil war flares up between Burma’s government military forces and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in the country’s Kachin State.

Global Environmental Justice | 2012 | 24 minutes

Fight for Areng Valley + Lost World

* New films  added Fall 2020 * 

In the Areng valley in southwest Cambodia  members  of the Chong community, supported by  Buddhist  monks, oppose the construction of a dam that would flood their forest homeland. In Lost World sand mining on Cambodia's west coast undermines the mangrove forest ecosystem that supports a local fishery and a communal way of life. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2018 | 25 minutes

GoodWood

Forest communities can have both jobs and trees.

Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 45 minutes

Hope in a Changing Climate

Demonstrates that it is possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems, to restore ecosystem functions in areas where they have been lost, to fundamentally improve the lives of people who have been trapped in poverty for generations and to sequester carbon naturally. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2009 | 24 minutes

Lessons of the Loess Plateau

Documents a remarkable paradigm shift: the rebirth of a self-sustaining ecosystem in the dry and remote Loess Plateau region of China. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2007 | 50 minutes

Our Nationhood

In Our Nationhood, Aboriginal filmmaker and artist Alanis Obomsawin chronicles the determination and tenacity of the Listuguj Mi'gmaq people to use and…

Natl Film Board of Canada | 2003 | 97 minutes

Partnership

Changing our present exploitative relationship with Earth to one of partnership.

Bullfrog Films | 1998 | 26 minutes

Standing on Sacred Ground: Profit and Loss

From the rainforests of Papua New Guinea to Canada’s tar sands, Standing on Sacred Ground: Profit and Loss exposes industrial threats to native peoples’ health, livelihood, and cultural survival.

Global Environmental Justice | 2014 | 57 minutes