Our Mothers’ Land

Leo Plunkett (Director/Editor/Cinematographer), Febriana Firdaus (Writer/Producer), Tom Johnson (Producer) | 2020 | 55 min.

2021 Official Selection

Award Winner: 2021 Spirit of Activism

Across Indonesia, hundreds of rural communities are in conflict with corporations seeking control of their resources. When they push back, they face the wrath of the state. In Our Mothers’ Land, from The Gecko Project and Mongabay, journalist Febriana Firdaus travels to meet women who have risen to lead social movements, facing violence, imprisonment, and judgement from conservative societies as they fight for their rights.

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