Second Papuan Film Festival Held In Jayapura, Papua Papuan Voices, a video activist network, organised the second Papuan independent film festival – Festival Films Papua (FFP-II) from August 7-9, 2018, in Jayapura, Papua province in Indonesia. Ten documentary films were selected and screened out of a submission of nineteen films from all over Papua. Watch this video by filmmaker Ronni Berotabui and read theseposts to learn more about the event.
East Asia Civil Society Strengthens Fight Against Disinformation
More and more civil society organisations and advocates in East Asia are expressing their concerns on the rise of information manipulation to influence public views and incite hatred and fear. Read this post by EngageMedia's Digital Rights Coordinator Nica Dumlao which includes a number of interviews.
Gender And Adolescence: Researchers As Videographers
EngageMedia is working with Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) to visually document the research sites of its longitudinal study and the research process. This video documents the four-day workshop on photography and videography conducted by EngageMedia in Nepal last May.
Linking And Learning: Voice Grantees Share Their Work
The Voice Linking & Learning (L&L) project facilitated by EngageMedia connects social change organisations in Indonesia focused on the environment, disability and women’s rights, as well as indigenous people and youth. In a series of interviews, Voice grantees narrate how the project relates to their work.
Featured Documentary: ASIMETRIS (Asymmetric)
This investigative documentary produced by WatchDoc reveals the truth behind the palm oil industry by tracking its cultivation across Indonesia. The film carefully analyses the companies that produce palm oil and explores the lives of those most affected. Watch the documentary here.