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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

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

A Common Purpose

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

The Condor & The Eagle

Bringing to light the interconnected nature of social and environmental issues

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 82 minutes

Conscience Point

CONSCIENCE POINT unearths a deep clash of values between the Shinnecock Indian Nation and their elite Hamptons neighbors, who have made sacred land their playground.

Women Make Movies | 2020 | 75 minutes

Daughter of a Lost Bird

Kendra Mylnechuk Potter, a Native woman adopted into a white family, reconnects with her Native identity and begins to view herself as a living legacy of U.S. assimilationist policy.

Women Make Movies | 2021 | 66 minutes