• Year: 2016
  • Duration: 6 minutes
  • Country: Indonesia
  • Language: Indonesian with English Subtitle

Film Director(s)

Pinarsita Juliana

Film Synopsis:

This short film tells about the situation of Dayak Ma’anyan indigenous people in East Barito District, Central Kalimantan province. This community before can live happily with nature, but since coal mining company entered their village everything suddenly change. They lost their beautiful nature, and the worse they lost one of their main livelihoods and also local wisdoms, that is honey hunter.

Mider is one of community who bravely shares about how coal mining has already destroyed everything in his village. As a honey hunter senior, he knows how difficult to find the FUSI tree as the only place of honey.

This short film tries to show the reality that happened now in Central Kalimantan. Perhaps, with this video, Ma`anyan community in Gunung Karasik could get support and solidarity from other indigenous people in this world. This film also wants to remain other Indigenous people if they are not alone to face the struggle today.

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