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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

Al Djanat, the Original Paradise

After the death of her uncle, the director films her family courtyard in Burkina Faso as a dispute over the estate bursts out between advocates of traditional law and proponents of official law, inherited from European colonization.

Andana Films | 2023 | 83 minutes

Another Paradise

Fifty years ago the entire Creole population of the Chagos Islands was expelled by the British authorities. This secret operation took place in order to lease the largest island to the US Navy so that it could install a military base. Now Chagossian exiles embark on a struggle to return home.

Andana Films | 2019 | 82 minutes

Another Word For Learning

When Aisha decides to quit school, her mother, troubled by her own colonial education, sees this as an opportunity for them both to reconnect with their Kwakwaka'wakw culture.

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 72 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

Bedevil

BEDEVIL is the stunning debut feature from Tracey Moffatt (NIGHT CRIES, NICE COLORED GIRLS) and the first feature directed by an Australian Aboriginal woman.

Women Make Movies | 1996 | 90 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

Call Me Human

Innu writer Joséphine Bacon travels across Canada, sharing reflections and stories backdropped by the film’s stunning cinematography.

Women Make Movies | 2020 | 77 minutes

Ciné-Guerrillas: Scenes from the Labudović Reels

Plunges us into the media battle that played out during the Algerian war for independence where cinema was mobilized as a weapon of political struggle against colonialism.

Icarus Films | 2023 | 94 minutes

Colette and Justin

A filmmaker interviews his grandparents about their experience of Belgian colonialism.

Icarus Films | 2023 | 89 minutes