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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...

Following a successful premiere of Sallombengan Seko in Palopo in August, INFIS again held a series of screening and discussions about the struggle of indigenous peoples for their rights. This time the Siapa Lagi Kalau Bukan Kita’s roadshow held a premiere and discussion in Yogyakarta. Four movies were screened in the Auditorium of the Faculty of Culture of Gadjah Mada University on Friday afternoon (8/9); they are Sallombengan Seko, Dari Para Leluhur, Penjaga Hutan Bumi Jargaria and Harapan. Made possible through the...

In conjunction with the International Indigenous People Day, ‘Sallombengan Seko’ premiered in the multipurpose hall of IAIN, Palopo, South Sulawesi, on Wednesday evening, 8 August 2017, followed by a discussion about the film. The collaborative work of Indonesia Nature Film Society (INFIS), ‘If Not Us, Then Who?’,’ the Indigenous People Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN), Perkumpulan Wallacea and BEM IAIN Palopo drew a lot of students from various universities in Palopo. IAIN’s acoustic ensemble and song ‘Bumi Bukan Hanya Hari...

Indonesia Nature Film Society (INFIS) for the first time organized an 8-day documentary training program, called DocumCamp, in Bogor and Cianjur. Starting from Monday, 10 July 2017, it was attended by 9 indigenous members from Aceh, Central Kalimantan, South Sulawesi, North Sumatera, North Lombok, Tano Batak, North Sulawesi and Riau. Directly guided by the six founders of INFIS, the training covered everything relating to documentary filmmaking: introduction, history, interview techniques, production processes up to shooting techniques. The participants were also asked...