40 films 14 countries 25 filmmakers and presenters
There will be 25 filmmakers flying to Bali on May 10 for the largest and most culturally diverse gathering of Indigenous filmmakers in history.The 3-day event will attract over 900 people to the 2 venues–Njana Tilem Museum and Paradiso theater in Ubud. This will be a powerful, inspirational and collaborative event where local Indonesian filmmakers will meet award-winning international film industry leaders who have dedicated their careers to supporting, protecting and empowering indigenous culture through film. Indigenous Taiwanese filmmakers will meet film industry leaders from the tribal lands of Quebec, Canada and 13 other countries and you, the audience will have the opportunity to meet all 25 directors at the festival’s Grand Opening Night on May10, a fitting prelude to a wonderful weekend film marathon.
Over three days,40 films will be screened from Ecuador,Panama,India,Nagaland,Australia,Canada, USA,Taiwan, Papua New Guinea,Malaysia and from regions of Indonesia including Kalimantan, Sumba, Papua, Malukus, Bali and Lombok. These documentary and feature films include a focus on indigenous wisdom, connection with nature, alternative solutions, land rights, success stories, forest preservation, and use of technology to support indigenous interests.