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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

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

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.

Global Environmental Justice | 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

Fight for Areng Valley + Lost World

* New films  added Fall 2020 * 

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

Global Environmental Justice | 2018 | 25 minutes

Homeland

The stories of five remarkable Native American activists in four communities who are fighting to protect Indian lands against disastrous environmental hazards, preserving their sovereignty and ensuring the cultural survival of their peoples. This title has one or more clips.

Global Environmental Justice | 2005 | 88 minutes

Matamata and Pilipili

Reclaims an important episode in the history of Congolese popular culture, the Matamata and Pilipili series of colonial-era film comedies, while exploring the complex terrain of colonial relationships and media representations.

Icarus Films | 1996 | 58 minutes

The Moroccan Labyrinth

The little-known history of Spain's bloody colonial ambitions in North Africa, and how they became a prelude to the Spanish Civil War.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 90 minutes

RiverBlue

* New film added Fall 2020*
RiverBlue connects the consumer appetite for fast fashion with a rapid increase in the highly  profitable but environmentally damaging production of “disposable” clothing. Host Mark Angelo documents the profound impact of textile factories serving the fashion industry in Western countries on rivers in Bangladesh, China, India, and Indonesia.

Global Environmental Justice | 2017 | 147 minutes

Spears From All Sides

Continuing the story started in Trinkets and Beads (1995), in Ecuador, the Waorani people resist the destruction of one of most remote and beautiful areas of the world.

Icarus Films | 2019 | 90 minutes