The last indigenous people of the archipelagos of Sumatra: a culture on the verge of extinction – with the latest geopolitical developments, the destruction of their habitat reaches the point of no return. Smashing the hopes of thirty years of democratisation in Indonesia, Jakarta in relapse to authoritarian rule is enforcing deforestation in Mentawai.

In collaboration with investigative journalist Febrianti and indigenous foundations, our film portrays indigenous culture, history and resistance up to the most recent developments in geopolitical of Indonesia’s growing environmental degradation.

Directed by Joo Peter