As an organisation that stands for media freedom and digital rights, EngageMedia finds the recent threats against freedom of expression in West Papua concerning, including undue restriction and harassment, as well as internet blocking and throttling.
The theme of the recently concluded 3rd Papuan Independent Film Festival was “Perempuan Penjaga Tanah Papua” (The Female Guardians of Papuan Land). This post features the top three films of the festival.
The Papuan government should be proud that this year, young Papuan activists can hold Papuan Film Festival) without fail for three consecutive years. From August 6–9 this year, the event will be conducted at the Moi tribe indigenous center, the KEIK LMA Malamoi building or the institution of tribal society (LMA) Malamoi.
Festival Film Papua Tahun 2017 akan diadakan di Merauke 7-9 Agustus 2017 dengan tema “Bomi Zai Anim-Ha”.
Sekilas tentang Dokter Mia, salah satu karakter yang menginspirasi yang ditampilkan dalam koleksi video Papuan Voices II, koleksi video-video dari Papua.
One video from Papuan Voices II which everybody’s been talking about is Mutiara Dalam Noken (Pearl in the Noken), which tells the story of Dr. Mia, a Papuan woman who was fortunate enough to get a higher education and become a doctor.
After over a year of hard work, the first public viewing of the eight short films of Papuan Voices took place at Bentara Budaya in Yogyakarta with a very special guest in attendance: Dr Mia from the film ‘Mutiara Dalam Noken’ (Pearl in the Noken).