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.

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 – 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…

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 Relevant™ 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…

If Not Us Then Who? – the story of Charley Taylor

‘Who will stop this madness of climate change, if not us, then who, if not now, then when?’ Yeb Sano

‘If Not Us Then Who’ a new series of inspiring short films and photographic collections from Handcrafted Films aims to shed light on the enormous challenges of climate change by examining one key element of this unprecedented crisis – who is protecting our forests?

The Frozen Ark

In the face of rising extinction rates in animal species, the Frozen Ark Project aims to collect and save tissues containing DNA from animals facing extinction and to store these valuable specimens for posterity.

Focus Forward Film Festival Audience Vote

We’re delighted to say that Uptown Oils is a semi finalist at the Focus Forward Film Festival. What we’d love everyone to do is join in and help vote for the film as it goes through the public voting period before the final judges have their say later in December. “95 films have been selected […]