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Job Available: Indonesian Training and Projects Coordinator
— February 14, 2009
EngageMedia is a burgeoning online video, networking, training and technology project focussed on social justice and environmental issues in the Asia-Pacific region. We are currently seeking to appoint a part-time Indonesian Training and Projects Coordinator to our growing team in Southeast Asia. This role will focus on coordinating training and other project requirements for the organisation and helping to develop and maintain working relationships with relevant video and campaigning organisations in the region.
Less than one week left to apply for Camp Sambel
— April 23, 2010
EngageMedia will be conducting a video distribution camp near Malang, East Java, which will bring together key cultural groups and individuals to discuss, share skills and collaborate around digital video distribution. We're looking for activist video makers, distributors, organisers and web-developers from Indonesia, Malaysia and East Timor.
Ride Against Uranium 1977
Friends of the Earth
— October 11, 2007
The Rides against Uranium in the late 1970s and early 1980s were important events in the campaign against uranium mining and in long distance cycle touring in Australia. The third Ride against Uranium in May 1977 featured multiple routes, each independently organised and converging on Yass for the final ride to Canberra. This video documents that ride.
Jogja Berhati Mural
Indonesian Visual Art Archive
— April 23, 2009
An overview of what had been dropping on and off the walls of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. They call it mural, can also be said as paintings done on vertical walls and can sometimes extend to other forms of expression such as graffiti. The painting doesn't stand for itself and making murals in Yogyakarta are renowned for its procession to observe and negotiate on practical needs of the locals a.k.a. owners of the walls.
The Reluctant Actor
— January 19, 2009
Marie Armstrong is an active member of one of Australia's oldest continuously performing theatres in the country -"New Theatre" in Newtown. Marie joined "New Theatre" at the age of 19 and has an uninterrupted association for over 60 years. Her inspiring lifelong contribution gives a passionate insight into the relationship between "Politics & the Arts".
The Official Re-naming Of "The Hungry Mile"
— August 03, 2009
The Hungry Mile, the name harbourside workers gave to the docklands area of Darling Harbour East, in Sydney, during the Great Depression, has been formally re-named to ensure its link to history lasts forever. The name became an official part of Sydney in a joint ceremony with Premier Nathan Rees, Lord Mayor Clover Moore, Lands Minister Tony Kelly and The Maritime Union of Australia Secretary Paddy Crumlin.
"Strike Me Pink"
— September 24, 2009
More than 400 Sydney wharfies at the Patrick Terminal at Port Botany were today kitted out in new hot pink hard hats bearing the McGrath Foundation logo, proving once and for all that real men do wear pink.
Shame BHP Shame
— May 17, 2010
Over 200 union members gathered outside the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) this morning, where MUA National Secretary Paddy Crumlin said unions worked to help set up the billion-dollar facility and the non-union agreement is a slap in the face to Newcastle workers.
My Belief is Myself (Keyakinanku adalah Aku)
— September 03, 2010
My religion belief is bridled from my parents tradition.
— March 15, 2010
AT STAKE is a brave and eye-opening documentary tackling taboo issues that many women are facing in the world's most populous Islamic country.
seeking films for Freedom Film Fest
— July 05, 2007
Komas organize an annual human rights film festival held in Malaysia and we’re currently looking for films/documentaries for our screenings that will take place in September. We would very much appreciate your suggestions and submissions to our film fest.
Romantik ISA (Part 1)
— March 11, 2009
Part 1 of the award winning documentary on Malaysia's repressive law, the Internal Security Act or more popularly known as the ISA. It documents the untold stories of ISA detainees. The 43 minute documentary won the Professional category in Freedom Film Fest 2005.
Twelve 11 (FFF 2006 Winner)
— February 17, 2009
Local authority's negligence or the act of God? This groundbreaking documentary seeks to expose the truth behind the controversial Highland Towers tragedy.
Moris Rasik (FFF 2004) Part 2
— September 13, 2009
A documentary of a micro-credit program in the war-torn Southeast Asian country of East Timor. East Timor suffered a violent occupation by Indonesia for 24 years. East Timorese voted for independence in 1999 in a referendum supervised by The UN. UN peace keepers took two weeks to arrive in East Timor after the referendum during which the Indonesian military and Timorese militia systematically destroyed the already under the developed country. Moris rasik is one of several Micro-Credit Programs set up to help this economy devastation.
— April 23, 2010
"Kayuh" is a first-hand account of a 100-strong contingent of cyclists who rode from Alor Setar and Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur for 16 days in order to address six major concerns of marginalized groups in Malaysia. The filmmaker, a participant in the cycling campaign herself, attempts to put a human face to the 6 demands contained in a memorandum that was handed over to the Parliament at the end of the journey. "Kayuh" is also won 1st prize at the FFF 2009 in Kuala Lumpur.
No Damn Right
— May 22, 2010
“No damn right”? features the moving story of two time ISA detainee, Saari Sungip and his wife, Aliza as they share their bitter sweet experience of fighting for justice as a family.
The First Wave
— August 24, 2009
The people of the Carteret Islands are about to make history. They will soon begin abandoning their small chain of islands, as rising seas make them increasingly uninhabitable. They will be the first people in the world to make such a move, but they will not be the last. ‘The First Wave’ will examine events leading up to this historic evacuation, the response of Australians to this humanitarian crisis, and look at the implications of sea level rise for our whole region.
John Butler Styx Valley clip
— August 10, 2009
Music video of John Butler in the Styx Valley, Tasmania. Many people have visited the Styx Valley in Tasmania during the battle to save the old growth forest and the giant trees aged hundreds of years from logging multinationals such as Gunns Ltd who clear fell these areas for pulp. The singer/songwriter John Butler performed up a tree sit 85metres up during a time when volunteers, The Wilderness Society and Greenpeace occupied the area and many lived up on the tree sit maintaining it for five months.
Dirty Old Coal
— August 17, 2009
Dirty Old Coal is a short film made to emphasize how the coal industry is fed to consumers like brands of breakfast cereal. Like going to the supermarket to buy our breakfast cereal the option of renewables isn't on plain view and offer like coal is and sometimes it seems as though that is all we can get when reaching for the shelf.
Fonterra Climate Crimes
— September 21, 2009
On September 16 and 17 2009 Greenpeace New Zealand and activists staged a massive action, blocking a shipment of palm kernel animal feed from Indonesia from entering Tauranga Port. The feed was destined for Fonterra dairy farms. They are calling on New Zealand PM John Key to halt imports of the product due to its impact on climate change and address intensive dairy farming in New Zealand.
Australia's public demand action on Climate Change at the National Climate Emergency Rally
— June 13, 2009
On Saturday 13th June 2009 there were rallies in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Brisbane, Canberra and Hobart on the same day as part of an initiative by Australia's Climate Action Summit in February 2009 when over 140 climate action groups came together. The rallies are our chance to secure strong global action to cut emissions in time to avoid catastrophic climate change. In December 2009, governments of the world will meet in Copenhagen to forge a critical new global climate change agreement in the lead-up to this we will be calling for 100% renewable energy by 2020 and Australia to lead the way in combating climate change.
Chinese Film Makers Pull out of Melbourne Film Festival in Retaliation to Uighur Film
— July 22, 2009
The Melbourne Film Festival which is on at the moment has sparked controversy because after pressure from Chinese Government they still have refused to pull the documentary by exiled Uighur leader, Reya Kadeer.
EngageMedia Calls for Reel Action on Climate Change
— August 14, 2009
We've begun our climate crisis video callout - get your climate action film out there and have it distributed globally and in Copenhagen at the most pivotal climate meeting of the century. Submit your climate film to us ...
— March 02, 2007
A brief history of The Block in Redfern, Sydney, including a talk and rally and details of the ongoing struggle of indigenous people in the area.
Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping: Building a Nonviolent Peaceforce (2)
— August 13, 2009
A short documentary on the unarmed civilian peacekeeping work of Nonviolent Peaceforce and their global work of reducing armed conflict through third party, nonviolent intervention.
Tangisan Kayu (Tears of Wood)
— April 01, 2009
Tears of Wood takes you deep into the forests of Indonesia to discover its abundant life, and contrasts this dramatically against the destruction taking place in these same forests to satisfy the international demand for Indonesian timber.
EngageMedia Video Distribution Workshops (Bandung and Denpasar)
— June 16, 2009
_ Bahasa Indonesia di Bawah _ EngageMedia is hosting another two free digital video distribution workshops, this time in Bandung and Denpasar, Indonesia. These 2-day free workshops will explore how to effectively distribute your critical films both online and offline. Read more here and download the registration form. * Bandung, July 25-26, 2009 deadline for submission of applications : July 18, 2009 * Denpasar, August 15-16, 2009 deadline for submission of applications : August 2, 2009
Engagemedia Distribution Workshop (Malang)
— January 06, 2010
EngageMedia is hosting another free workshop on video distribution in Indonesia, this time in Malang, East Java. The 2-day workshop from 20-21 February 2010 will explore how producers of critical films around the world are distributing their videos both online and offline.
Call for Entries: Reel Earth - the Aotearoa Environmental Film Festival
— January 14, 2008
New Zealand's leading Environmental Film Festival seeks entries for 2008 edition. Pull down cash prizes, and be on the big screen all over New Zealand.
Sanying Aboriginal Community in Taipei
Chi, Yueh Chun
— June 03, 2008
Sanying Aboriginal Community in Taipei County, like Sijeou Aboriginal Community and many aboriginal communities spotted at corners of big cities in Taiwan, is a forgotten place where many aborigines live and count on. However, the sweet homes to these indigenous people is not only vulnerable to typhoons and thunderstorms, but also to bureaucrats'construction blue prints. Inhabitants of Sanying Aboriginal Community are the latest victims whose self-made house have been torn apart on Feb 21 by bulldozers and excavators under the order of Taipei County Government.
Singaporean Artist And Activist Seelan Palay Convicted for Art Performance
— October 09, 2018
Artist and activist Seelan Palay was convicted by a Singapore court for taking part in a public performance.
Video Compression Guide
EngageMedia on Video for Change and social impact in Yogyakarta
— December 19, 2018
On 30 November, 2018, EngageMedia's Egbert Wits and Pitra Hutomo facilitated a session on issue-based documentary and impact at the 13th Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival (JAFF) themed “Disruption”.
Interview With Voice Grantees
— August 30, 2018
EngageMedia interviewed representatives from 15 Indonesian organisations (Voice Grantees) during the first annual Linking & Learning (L&L) event on 15-19 April 2018 in Bali.
Dispatch from KL: Freedom FilmFest 2009
— January 07, 2010
EngageMedia went to Malaysia to join the festivity and spirit of the Freedom Film Festival in Kuala Lumpur where cross generation filmmakers, artists, activists and journalists gathered to express their ideas and concerns.
Intensifikasi Vaksinasi (Vaccination Intensification)
— January 29, 2010
An overview of the avian influenza and Newcastle Disease vaccination program in Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, where government officers and villagers share their views on its effectiveness.
EngageMedia Jakarta Office Launch and Screening of "Time for Reel Action"
— December 07, 2009
"SEL 49" Office Launch with "Time for Reel Action" films and music from cross generation artists.
Pembukaan kantor Jakarta dan pemutaran "Time for Reel Action"
— December 07, 2009
Pembukaan kantor "SEL 49" dan pemutaran "Time for Reel Action"
WITNESS Call for Core Partnership Applications in Asia-Pacific
— April 01, 2008
WITNESS is a New York based organisation using video and online technologies to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. WITNESS is calling for core partnership applications from organizations and coalitions campaigning on human rights in Asia-Pacific.
In the name of oil palm
Sam de Silva
— June 19, 2008
The impact of oil palm in the Oro Province and the challenges faced by landowners and organisations who are trying to stop the expansion of oil palm plantations in the region. An Indonesian subtitle file for the video is also available for download further down the page.
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