Friday May 25, 7 PM at WITNESS, 80 Hanson Place, 4th Floor, Brooklyn
EngageMedia, WITNESS and JPIC MSC bring the PAPUAN VOICES videos for the first time to New York to present to you the untold stories of the conflict from the Papuans themselves.
Films to be screened:
Love Letter to the Soldier: A moving missive from a Papuan woman to her long-lost lover – an Indonesian soldier who was once based in her village on the PNG-Indonesian border. (2012 South to South Film Festival ‘Best Documentary’ Winner!)
Awin Meke: Indigenous Papuan women traders struggle to sell their goods in modern Jayapura.
Ironic Survival: The story of sago, the clan that protects sago tress vs the mighty Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE) project that plans to clear over a million hectares of forests.
Papua Calling: Ustad Adnan and Fadhal are part of a small minority of West Papuan Muslims. They argue that the problems in Papua don’t just affect the predominantly Christian population.
and more …
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