Handcrafted Films

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 – 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…

New film ‘Stop the Crop’ explores the hazards of GM crops

A new and thought provoking film from Handcrafted Films has been released by Corporate Europe Observatory, Friends of the Earth and SourcedTV. The film explores the continuing problems associated with the use of GM in modern day agriculture and highlights the possibility that European Union ministers may soon approve far ranging GM cultivation throughout Europe. […]

Grease Lighting Screenings in Stockholm

October 2, 2011 Biografteatern Rio CINEMA Stockholm, Sweden http://www.biorio.se/ October 3, 2011 GLOBAL ACTION PLAN SWEDEN Stockholm, Sweden http://globalactionplan.se/ October 4, 2011 TEDX HORNSTULL Stockholm, Sweden http://www.tedxhornstull.se/

Project Green: Grease Lighting No.2

We are led through a procession of passageways, slowly working our way down into the basement levels. The passageways are all lit with different coloured bulbs; orange, red, green, purple. The effect is not dissimilar to a submarine control room or an underground bunker. This however is no military craft or installation, far from it, […]

Project Green: House Clearer – Introducing George

Last week I walked to see Peter, our main character, on two separate occasions and with every step my heart sank deeper. I arrived at his shop on Tuesday to remind him of the conversation we had about our short documentary. I was full of smiles but I could tell in his demeanor that he […]

Project Green: Grease Lighting

We have just returned from an interesting recce to Uptown Oils in South London near the historic regions of Borough and Southwark, the world of Shakespeare, the foggy swirling Thames (although it has shimmered almost invitingly in the heat wave of the past few days) and the famous wholesale fruit and vegetable market. Uptown Oils […]

Amnesty Youth Group

The Handcrafted Film team are delighted to be working with Amnesty International UK’s Education and Student Team on a long and challenging shoot this year following an Amnesty Student Youth Group. Student activists play a major part in Amnesty’s campaigns, they help raise awareness in demonstrations and actions, as well as through things such as fundraising, petition and letter writing. Amnesty Student Youth Groups have the ability to make a big impact on Amnesty campaigns. The film will follow one Youth Group from Eastlea Community School, East London, as they take action from start to finish. We will keep you posted on progress.