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Following the success of the 2017 DocuCamp, Yayasan Rekam Nusantara/Indonesia Nature Film Society (INFIS) held the 2018 DocuCamp in Bogor and Cianjur on 3-10 September 2018. Taking part in the training were 7 (seven) young people from Lampung, Siberut, Bogor, Kupang, Jayapura, and Sorong. What made 2018 DocuCamp different was that it was open to the public, especially the youth who were interested and eager to deepen their knowledge of how to make audiovisual works. The selection process required candidates to submit...

Anggarasaka 2018 is the annual agenda of Nymphae (the association of Biological Students of Bandung Technological Institute), which was held in Bandung Creative Hub in Bandung on 1-2 September 2018. Focusing on the ‘Human and Conservation’ theme, the event served as a forum for multi-stakeholders, ranging from students, organizations, media, and the public in general, to learn and share information. Throughout the two-day event, Indonesia Nature Film Society (INFIS); as the production unit of Rekam Nusantara Foundation, exhibited photos, screened movies...

When we hear of ‘sharks’ and ‘rays’, the first thing coming to our mind, much likely, is ‘predators’ or something big and frightening. Despite this, sharks and rays have been hunted for centuries in Indonesia. For example, small-scale fishers in South East Sulawesi have been catching these species using bamboo-made fishing rods. Sharks and rays are close relatives, comprising  the subclass Elasmobranchii, one key characteristic of which is their skeletons are made of cartilage, rather than bone. Of the approximately 1,250...

Besides in Gajah Mada University, (UGM), Indonesia Nature Film Society (INFIS), ‘Siapa Lagi Kalau Bukan Kita’ (‘If Not Us, Then Who?’), Mongabay Indonesia and the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara/AMAN) held the movie premiere and discussion in Uwong Coffee, Yogyakarta, on 6-9 September 2017, featuring Sallombengan Seko, O’Hangana Manyana, Penjaga Hutan Bumi Jargaria and Dari Para Leluhur, four of the 16 documentaries screened. All the documentaries tell the stories of indigenous peoples, whose existence is not recognized...