Showing 1 - 10 of 40 titles with a criteria of Subject is Colonialism
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
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
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
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 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: 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
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
A filmmaker interviews his grandparents about their experience of Belgian colonialism.
Icarus Films | 2023 | 89 minutes
The trial of the "Upington 25" in South Africa in 1986 saw twenty-five men and women from a black township tried for the murder of a local black policeman.
Icarus Films | 2014 | 75 minutes
Bringing to light the interconnected nature of social and environmental issues
GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 82 minutes