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West Papua Film Festival

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The West Papua Festival has arrived in Magan-djin. West Papua, our close neighbor, is a lush and beautiful land with unique wildlife and rich recourses, the Papuan's who live there fight to protect it every day. This film fest will showcase 3 short films made about the West Papuan struggle and tenacity, outlining the damaging effects of ecocide, land theft and military occupation.

There will be a panel after the showing featuring Ukam, one the stars of "HIPHOP Papua', the featured film of the night. He will give his perspective on using music as a tool for resistance, alongside other first nations artists using hip-hop to stand up and protest. 
Listen to the stories of West Papuans in the midst of occupation and direct violence, witness their resilience and their fight to Save West Papua 

This night will feature live performances from Ukam and other first nations artists and poets, as well as artworks on canvas created by Nesian artists. 

Papuan food will be served. 

As you hear stories of their lives and connect with the people and inform yourself on what is happening to West Papua. 

Donations collected on the night will go to IDPs (Internationally Displaced Persons) of West Papua. 

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