Fidelma O’Kane – Earth Keeper

Fidelma O’Kane – Earth Keeper

  • Written on: 03 May 2018
  • Posted under: Videos

In this powerful, eloquent short film, Fidelma O’Kane from Creggan, Northern Ireland, shares her love for the land she lives on and explains why she is resisting the construction of a new gold mine in the Sperrin Mountains. From the Sperrins to the Amazon, Earth Defenders on the frontline of...

Selkie: Restoring land, water and hope in the Finnish Boreal

Selkie: Restoring land, water and hope in the Finnish Boreal

In the small Finnish village of Selkie, villagers and locally-based YLNM members the Snowchange Cooperative are working to rescue their watershed from the impacts of a local peat mine. In Selkie, a new 30-minute film from Pretty Good Productions, the story of this remarkable village unfolds, exploring local identity, the importance of place and...

Where Heaven Meets Hell Trailer

Where Heaven Meets Hell Trailer

  • Written on: 26 January 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

This is the trailer for the film ‘Where Heaven Meets Hell’. It intimately shows the lives of some of the 500 sulfur miners who work at the active volcano of Kawah Ijen in Indonesia. They carry backbreaking loads, inhale toxic gases and face indifferent mine owners. Click here to go...

Yes to Life and Climate Justice, No to Mining and Climate Catastrophe! (EN/FR)

Yes to Life and Climate Justice, No to Mining and Climate Catastrophe! (EN/FR)

On the 10th December, World Human Rights Day, Yes to Life, No to Mining will host a community and civil society forum within the critical COP21 climate talks in Paris. Our plan is to use this opportunity to explore why the grip of global extractivism must be broken in the...

Revival

Revival

  • Written on: 12 November 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Revival charts the successes of African communities who have chosen to revive their traditional cultures, beliefs and governance systems to successfully protect their territories and sacred natural sites. Featuring interviews with sacred site custodians, the film explores why these special, spiritually and ecologically potent places should be No Go Areas for mining...

Mining Company Ousted by Zapotec Community in Mexico

Mining Company Ousted by Zapotec Community in Mexico

  • Written on: 23 September 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Courtesy of Films for Action and London Mining Network. Mining Company Ousted by Zapotec Community… Brilliant story about the community of Magdalena Teitipac in Oaxaca, Mexico, who have succeeded in banishing a mining company that intruded on their traditional lands without any previous consultation. They say the key to their success...

Haida Raid: Save Our Waters

Haida Raid: Save Our Waters

  • Written on: 15 April 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Can art help the fight back against mining? Definitely, if this is anything to go by. A First Nation arts collective have made an inspirational response to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines project which would transport diluted bitumen from Canada’s Athabasca Tar sands to Kitimat on the Pacific Coast, for transportation to Asian...

Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley

  The Hidden Valley gold and silver mine in the Morobe Province is affecting communities living along the Watut River, a long and fast-flowing river in the lush mountains of Papua New Guinea. In this evocative and beautifully shot short documentary we hear how indigenous models of development are clashing...

CONDEMNED: Russian Coal Mining and Shor Displacements

CONDEMNED: Russian Coal Mining and Shor Displacements

  • Written on: 05 February 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

CONDEMNED (2014), a 10 minute documentary from Ecodefense Art Productions, explores how the Russian coal industry is forcing the Shor Siberian indigenous people out of their villages and off their native land. Filming was conducted in the region of Kuzbass – one of the world’s largest coal deposits where over 50% Russian coal...

Yaigojé Apaporis – conocimiento tradicional, el corazón en proteger la Amazonia Colombiana