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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

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

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.

Face to Face Media | 2012 | 24 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

Fight for Areng Valley + Lost World

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 forests ecosystem that supports a local fishery and a communal way of life. This title has one or more clips.

Face to Face Media | 2018 | 25 minutes

GoodWood

Forest communities can have both jobs and trees.

Bullfrog Films | 1999 | 45 minutes

Homecoming: Indigenous youth return to the land

* New title added Fall 2022 *

Indonesian Indigenous youth, aware of global warming and concerned about the future, return from the cities to their villages with plans for reforestation, organic farming and cultural revival.

Face to Face Media | 2021 | 8 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.

Face to Face Media | 2009 | 24 minutes

Inhabitants: Indigenous Perspectives On Restoring Our World

Indigenous perspectives on environmental stewardship and resilience in a changing world

GOOD DOCS | 2021 | 76 minutes