Mentawai – Seelen des Waldes

Germany, Indonesia 2023 – 75 min – Director: Joo Peter – Language: German, English

Indigenous people on Mentawai, a small archipelago south of Sumatra in Indonesia, are fighting to preserve the rainforest with its rich endemic fauna and flora and their indigenous culture.
After a hundred years of persecution, a grassroots movement has formed in recent years to preserve their heritage.