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EngageMedia at the Internet Governance Forum 2013

EngageMedia at the Internet Governance Forum 2013

by Hendriati Trianita last modified November 18, 2013

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is an event organised to support the United Nations Secretary-General in carrying out the mandate from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) with regards to convening a new forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue.

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45 films from 19 cities nominated for the Woodpecker Film Festival & Forum (WFF) 2013

45 films from 19 cities nominated for the Woodpecker Film Festival & Forum (WFF) 2013

by Narender Yadav last modified October 28, 2013

The Woodpecker Film Festival Directorate has announced the Nominations for 2013 edition of the film festival. A total of 45 films from different parts of the country have been nominated by a 20-member Nomination Jury headed by Mr Kunal Verma, Director Asia and Country Head (India), The Resource Alliance.

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Indian Statement on Uranium Film Festival

Indian Statement on Uranium Film Festival

by Norbert G. Suchanek last modified October 28, 2013

Shri Prakash, National Award Winning Filmmaker from India was invited to the Festival of Southasian Documentaries October 2013 in Kathmandu (http://www.filmsouthasia.org/2013-2/schedule/). His statement about Uranium Film Festival.

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2014 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL – EARLY BIRD DEADLINE OCT 25!

by Amanda Salazar last modified October 27, 2013

The 15th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will spotlight over 350 films from around the world, including short and feature length narrative, documentary, animated and student films that will compete for a series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards.

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London Indonesian Film Screenings 2013

by yerry last modified October 17, 2013

The 2013 London Indonesian Film Screenings presents a selection of some of the most exciting films to come out of Indonesia in recent years.

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Festival Film Dokumenter | Yogyakarta Documentary Film Festival 2013

by yerry last modified October 11, 2013

Festival presentation: Festival Film Dokumenter (FFD) (Yogyakarta Documentary Film Festival) is a specific film festival play which invites the audience and visitors to know more about documentary genre. FFD held regularly every year in the second week of December since 2002. FFD also the oldest documentary film festival in South East Asia. Here, FFD are manage voluntary by youth people from local universities. All of FFD programs are open for public and free of charge.

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Featured Filmmaker: Fluxcup

Featured Filmmaker: Fluxcup

by EM News last modified November 06, 2013

This month, our guest editors Azizah Hanum and Arief 'Kutil' Permana interviewed Ucup, a video artist from Bandung (West Java) who is known for his video parodies. Hanum met up with Ucup at a video slam at Common Room.

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“The Act of Killing” free release in Indonesia

by yerry last modified October 01, 2013

U.S. distributor Drafthouse Films is teaming up with Vice Media to distribute the film for free in Indonesia in September.

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“REALITAS AKTIFIS PRO-DEMOKRASI PAPUA BARAT DALAM SECANGKIR KOPI”

by Angin Kurima last modified September 30, 2013

Kopi Arabika, Kopi Sariprima, Kopi Luwak, Kopi Kapal Api, Kopi Cenderawasih, Kopi Torabika dll alangkah nikmatnya. Namun, di balik secangkir kopi yang sedap tersimpan pergulatan panjang “Para Aktifis Pro-Demokrasi”di Tanah Papua.

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Mining Data on Merauke's Exploitation Project

Mining Data on Merauke's Exploitation Project

by EM News last modified October 02, 2013

Indonesian and foreign plantation companies have set their sights on Merauke in the southern part of West Papua. Over a million hectares is currently under threat as part of the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE) project, sponsored by the national government. Local Malind people mostly oppose the plans, especially after seeing how existing plantations in the area have destroyed the forest and impoverished the people.

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Papuan Voices is going to the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival!

Papuan Voices is going to the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival!

by EM News last modified September 12, 2013

Films made by Papuan grassroots activists will be shown at the annual festival held in Ubud, Bali in October, alongside films such as “The Act of Killing”.

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Announcement: Plumi 4.5.1

by Seelan Palay last modified October 08, 2013

We are proud to announce the new release of the Plumi video sharing platform!

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Featured Filmmaker: Ozair Rao

Featured Filmmaker: Ozair Rao

by Seelan Palay last modified August 12, 2013

This month we are featuring Ozair Rao, a filmmaker from Pakistan who has combined his passion for travel and filmmaking into a mission to inspire change.

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INTERPOL report warns carbon trading at increased risk of criminal exploitation

INTERPOL report warns carbon trading at increased risk of criminal exploitation

by EM News last modified August 03, 2013

LYON, France - The intangible nature of the global carbon trading markets puts them at risk for exploitation by criminal networks, according to a new law enforcement guide produced by INTERPOL.

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Crossroads: The Journey So Far

Crossroads: The Journey So Far

by Seelan Palay last modified April 10, 2014

Crossroads is an EngageMedia-first initiative in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Through a series of workshops, we are working with migrant workers, refugees and stateless people (MRS) from Indonesia, Nepal and Myanmar to produce short advocacy videos of their respective situations in Malaysia.

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Call for Participants for 'Working Title' Documentary Training Program

Call for Participants for 'Working Title' Documentary Training Program

by Seelan Palay last modified July 23, 2013

Channel 31 (Australia) is looking for 18-25 year olds who would be interested in participating in their free documentary training program.

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Entries Invited for the Woodpecker Film Festival (WFF) 2013

Entries Invited for the Woodpecker Film Festival (WFF) 2013

by Narender Yadav last modified June 26, 2013

The Woodpecker Film Festival (WFF) invites entries on a variety of issues ranging from environment, gender, health, education, livelihoods and religion to social advertisements and animation for a better world. Last date for submission is August 17, 2013

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Featured Filmmaker: JL Burgos

Featured Filmmaker: JL Burgos

by yerry last modified July 11, 2013

JL Burgos shares with us his journey, process, and views as a video activist from the Philippines.

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The Defiant Priest vs President SBY

The Defiant Priest vs President SBY

by EM News last modified June 26, 2013

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was awarded World Statesmen Award from an interfaith organization. Human rights campaigner and Indonesian Jesuit of German origin, Franz Prof. Dr. Franz Magnis-Suseno thought it was the wrong call and wrote this appeal.

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