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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

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

Agent Orange

A look at the long-term effects, on U.S. soldiers, the Vietnamese people, and the environment of Vietnam, of the spraying of Agent Orange on Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Icarus Films | 2007 | 66 minutes

The Amahs of Hong Kong

Filipino women exploited as maids in Hong Kong.

Bullfrog Films | 1996 | 11 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

The Apology

Former 'Comfort Women' who were forced to serve Japanese troops during World War II tell their harrowing stories.

Icarus Films | 2016 | 104 minutes

Around India with a Movie Camera

Sandhya Suri skillfully weaves together archival footage—including hand colored sequences and a new score—to create a story about life across India from 1899 to 1947.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 72 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