Showing 1 - 10 of 114 titles with a criteria of Subject is Global / International Studies
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
A documentation of the Lebanese Civil War.
Collective Eye Films | 2019 | 84 minutes
After Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani woman, was gang-raped by order of her tribal council as punishment for her younger brother’s alleged relationship with a woman from another clan, she speaks out, fights for justice in the Pakistani courts, starts two schools for girls in her village and a crisis center for abused women.
Women Make Movies | 2008 | 58 minutes
Elizabeth Liang is a Cross-Cultural Kid (CCK). A CCK is a person who has lived in—or meaningfully interacted with—two or more cultural environments for a significant period of time during developmental years.
Collective Eye Films | 2022 | 90 minutes
Twelve-year-old Dawod, a Yazidi refugee, faces the challenges of his first year in Canada.
National Film Board of Canada | 2019 | 25 minutes
The Dani and the Asmat come face to face with the modern world in Irian Jaya.
Bullfrog Films | 1993 | 52 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
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.
Face to Face Media | 2005 | 147 minutes
Part II. Yan Yu follows up his first film with Before the Flood II, a profile of the residents of Gongtan, a 1700-year-old village soon to be demolished and flooded during the construction of Three Gorges dams and reservoir. This title has one or more clips.
Face to Face Media | 2008 | 60 minutes
Director Wang Jiuliang traces the flow of garbage from his apartment to hundreds of toxic and illegal dumps grazed by sheep and plowed under by developers on the expanding edge of Beijing. He also discovers a determined community of scavengers who live in the wastelands. This title has one or more clips.
Face to Face Media | 2011 | 72 minutes