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Paga Hill iconic human rights documentary banned from PNG festival

Published By   /  October 13, 2018  /  Analysis, APEC, Arts, David Robie, Documentary, Editor's Picks, Free speech, Human Rights, joe moses, Land rights, Lead, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Paga Hill, PMC Reportage, png, Press Release, Squatters, the opposition  /  Comments Off on Paga Hill iconic human rights documentary banned from PNG festival

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific. – Activist lawyer Jose Moses as he appears in a Frontline Insight item about the Paga Hill struggle for justicein Papua New Guinea. Video: Reuters Foundation By Pacific Media Watch An internationally acclaimed investigative documentary about Paga Hill community’s fight for justice from the illegal eviction and […]

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Banabans of Rabi short climate change documentary chosen for Nuku’alofa

Published By   /  October 4, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Banabans, Banabans of Rabi, Bearing Witness, Climate, Culture, Documentary, Featured, Fiji, Kiribati, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Student journalists, Tonga  /  Comments Off on Banabans of Rabi short climate change documentary chosen for Nuku’alofa

The trailer for Hele Ikimotu and Blessen Tom’s short Bearing Witness documentary. Video: Banabans of Rabi Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A short documentary, Banabans of Rabi – A Story of Survival, by Hele Ikimotu and Blessen Tom of Auckland University of Technology’s Pacific Media Centre, has been selected for the 2018 Nuku’alofa Film Festival in […]

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Controversial ‘Confucius’ doco gets mixed response at NZ universities

Published By   /  August 10, 2018  /  APJS newsfile, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Censorship, China, Culture, Documentary, Falun Gong, Featured, Filmmaking, freedom of expression, Global, Human Rights, In The Name of Confucius, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Controversial ‘Confucius’ doco gets mixed response at NZ universities

In The Name Of Confucius trailer for the 52-minute documentary. A Chinese government-sponsored cultural and education programme offers Mandarin lessons around the world. But a new film raises questions about a darker side of the Confucius Institutes, reports Rahul Bhattarai of Asia Pacific Journalism. Chinese-born Canadian film director Doris Liu has had her visa to […]

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‘It’s up to God and the land’ on Vanuatu’s Ambae volcano isle

Published By   /  July 23, 2018  /  Ambae, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Documentary, Environment, Eruption, Featured, Fusion Productions, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Sustainability, Vanuatu, Volcano, Volcanoes  /  Comments Off on ‘It’s up to God and the land’ on Vanuatu’s Ambae volcano isle

What the documentary team found on Ambae: “Volcanic ash is ever-present. Roads are carpeted with it, creating an uncannily smooth ride—where vehicles can still pass. Drone footage of an abandoned village on the approaches to the volcano shows a house constructed of timber and local materials that’s been flattened by the weight of ash upon […]

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Indonesia’s Papua ‘cover-up reflex’ prompts police dormitory raid

Published By   /  July 21, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Biak massacre, Bloody Biak, Documentary, Featured, Free West Papua, Human Rights, Human rights journalism, Human Rights Watch, Indigenous, Indonesia, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papuan students  /  Comments Off on Indonesia’s Papua ‘cover-up reflex’ prompts police dormitory raid

A video of a demonstration marking the bloody Biak massacre of 6 July 1998 staged last year. Video: BBB Times By Michelle Winowatan Dozens of Indonesian military and police personnel raided a student dormitory in Surabaya on July 6 to stop the screening of a documentary about security force atrocities in Papua. It is the latest example […]

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O’Neill ‘undermining’ Bougainville peace deal, vote plan, says Miriori

Published By   /  May 8, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bougainville, Bougainville Autonomous Region, Bougainville autonomy, Bougainville independence, Bougainville referendum, Documentary, Featured, Martin Miriori, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Mining, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Peter O'Neill, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Soldiers Without Guns, West Papua  /  Comments Off on O’Neill ‘undermining’ Bougainville peace deal, vote plan, says Miriori

The trailer for New Zealand documentary maker Will Watson’s forthcoming documentary about the Bougainville peace process, Soldiers Without Guns. Video: Boosted Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Bougainvillean leader has accused Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of “undermining” the island’s 17-year-old peace agreement and the independence vote due next year. Martin Miriori also condemned […]

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Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action

Published By   /  March 26, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Culture, Documentaries, Documentary, Fiji, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Rising sea level, Self Determination, Squatters, Student journalists, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Tide of Change – documentary by USP students explores climate action The Tide of Change climate adaptation documentary by university of the South Pacific student journalists. Video: Wansolwara Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The people of Natawaru Settlement in Fiji have seen their humble livelihoods grow […]

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Kiribati – a Pacific ‘drowning paradise’ fighting for its existence

Published By   /  November 25, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Atolls, Climate, Climate Change, COP23, Documentary, DW Documentary, Education, Environment, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Human Rights, Kiribati, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Islands Climate Action Network, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Kiribati – a Pacific ‘drowning paradise’ fighting for its existence

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Kiribati – a Pacific ‘drowning paradise’ fighting for its existence DW Documentary reports on Kiribati’s struggle for survival with climate change. Video: DW DOCUMENTARY: By Markus Henssler Climate change and rising sea levels mean the island nation of Kiribati in the South Pacific is at […]

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‘Everything can be burnt’ – Melanesian West Papua in the Jokowi era

Published By   /  January 27, 2017  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Culture, Documentaries, Documentary, Editor's Picks, Featured, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Radio New Zealand International, Reports, RNZI, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua Media, West Papuan culture, West Papuan independence, West Papuan self-determination  /  Comments Off on ‘Everything can be burnt’ – Melanesian West Papua in the Jokowi era

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: ‘Everything can be burnt’ – Melanesian West Papua in the Jokowi era Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The face of West Papuan society is changing but RNZ International found that the core culture of the indigenous people of Indonesia’s Papua region is not easily destroyed. Video: RNZI […]

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