Handcrafted Films

If Not Us Then Who – Quilombola their history

The Atlantic slave trade saw 10 million Africans taken to be sold across the Americas, 40% of which arrived in Brazil, mostly destined to work in gold mines and on sugar plantations in brutal conditions.

The Frozen Ark – Saving species one cell at a time

Right now, all over the world, there are scientists preserving the DNA samples, embryonic tissues and live cell samples of endangered animals. Help them complete this mission of collecting all the samples from endangered species worldwide before they go extinct – as once they are gone they are gone forever. The Frozen Ark Project urgently needs your support!

If Not Us Then Who – Paris Exhibition – Behind the Scenes in Paris

After 14 months and 14 events in 4 countries the If Not Us Then Who? global roadshow culminated in Paris for a very special screening and an 8 day exhibition at Point Ephemere. Bringing together indigenous partners from Indonesia, Central America, Amazon and Congo basin

If Not Us Then Who – exhibitions, screenings, discussions Paris

We are pulling together a fantastic series of events with our indigenous partners and more than 15 NGOs all exploring indigenous peoples and forests during COP in the centre of Paris. Come visit an inspiring photographic exhibition or watch short films in our screening room upstairs.

If Not Us then Who selected as finalist 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

We are excited to announce that If Not Us then Who has been selected as a finalist for the 2015 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival in the “Best Limited Series-Short Form” category…

If Not Us Then Who – behind the scenes films from our global roadshow

See exclusive behind the scenes footage as If Not Us Then Who takes its message on an exciting global roadshow stopping in New York, Lima, Indonesia, Bonn and finally Paris later this year…

If Not Us Then Who – new partner film ‘Warden of Jargarian Forest’ and Awards

Handcrafted Films are happy to see a new partner film released as well as several films from the If Not Us Then Who series receive awards and recognition on the international film festival circuit…

Indonesia – From Our Ancestors

In a rapidly dwindling community forest the people of Pandumaan & Sipituhuta have put up a strong fight to stop the growth of monoculture eucalyptus plantations. But the aggressive actions of the company & its close alignment with local politicians & the police have led this struggle down a dark path – protests, intimidation, arrests […]

If Not Us Then Who – Playing in a theatre near you!

Our Fight, following the widows of Edwin Chota and 3 other indigenous Ashaninka leaders, has been shortlisted for the Socially Relevantâ„¢ Film Festival New York this year…

If Not Us Then Who – photo exhibitions and roving film festival roadshows

Over the past months the If Not Us Then Who/Handcrafted team have been busy showing the If Not Us Then Who project to audiences in New York and Lima; and are now preparing for a multi-island trip to Indonesia…