1. One hour documentary about Australian swimming pioneer, Anette Kellerman.

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  2. The full version of the recently released film from the Lock the Gate Alliance (Australia), 'Undermining Australia: Coal vs Communities'

    The documentary features the personal stories of Australians whose lives have been changed forever by coal mining. The film was directed by a Northern Rivers film maker.

    To purchase a full copy of the film visit lockthegate.org.au/shop#!/~/product/category=6467277&id=27567957
    To take the pledge visit lockthegate.org.au/pledge
    To donate visit lockthegate.nationbuilder.com/donation
    To register a screening visit lockthegate.org.au/screening_rego

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  3. Located on the eastern shore of Australia’s tropical north, Shipton’s Flat is home to Marilyn, a Kuku Nyungkal Aboriginal woman, and her family.

    She has been living here the ancestral way – far removed from the services and conveniences of modern life – as part of the sublime performance of nature.

    Like her ancestors before her, Marilyn walks through the Nyungkal bubu, the Nyungkal’s country, acknowledging and conversing with the Spirit beings around her.

    Featuring Marilyn Wallace
    Director/Camera/Editor: Paul Bell
    Producer: Citt Williams
    Associate Producers: Marliyn Wallace and Bruce White
    Graphics: David Jimenez
    Sound Mixer: Tfer Newsome

    Shot on location in Shipton's Flat, Far North Qld Australia
    Duration 6:41 minutes

    Developed and produced for United Nations University (UNU) by UNU Media Studio & Marilyn Wallace, in association with UNU-IAS Traditional knowledge Initiative and The Christensen Fund.

    Further information for this film can be found at film’s website: http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/walking-on-country-with-spirits/

    United Nations University has published this work under a Creative Commons license - share alike, attribution, no derivatives, non-commercial

    *About this Project*
    Collaboratively made with Indigenous storytellers, these videobriefs are told in local languages, respect Intellectual Property rights and provide storytellers with media training, resources and a fair media engagement model for future projects. The final videos played alongside other international climate change videos at a locally coordinated forum event, in April 2009’s Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Summit and later at a special screening at the National Museum of Denmark during the Copenhagen COP15 meeting.

    *About the filmmakers*
    Paul Bell- Director/Camera/Editor
    Feral Films is a production company based in Broome specialising in documentary film making. We are also available for corporate needs and television commercials. Available as freelance camera, editor, director, and stills photographer.

    Citt Williams- Co-director/Producer/Editor
    Citt is a documentary filmmaker at the UNU Media Studio with over 12 years producing experience in broadcast media. Citt’s produced documentary films have been screened at festivals including Cannes (Yellow Fella), Sundance, Mumbai, Melbourne and by broadcasters including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery and National Geographic. She has a Masters degree in documentary from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (Sydney) and a Business degree in Film and TV Production from QUT (Brisbane). Within UNU, her unit “Media Studio” (MS) has grounded expertise in online learning, interactive media and video production and in linking development issues with visual media and online content on social and environmental issues. Her role in the UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative seeks to build greater understanding and facilitate awareness of traditional knowledge (TK) to inform action by Indigenous peoples, local communities and domestic and international policy makers. Key outputs include research activities, policy studies, capacity development and online learning and dissemination.

    Marilyn Wallace
    Marilyn Wallace, a land conservation coordinator from New Queensland, Australia and a member of the Kuku Nyungkal clan, said she and her band were given a new beginning after being granted autonomy over their homelands. She urged the official delegates to take the time to "stop, look, listen and learn". Wallace and 14 other forest rangers manage their homelands in collaboration with Australian resource officials. The team is in the process of conducting a biological inventory of their range, incorporating traditional knowledge with cutting edge GIS digital mapping systems. "We are preserving the wisdom of the elders with modern technology," she said, a reminder that native people are not just victims of climate change but key players in the protection and preservation of ecosystems.

    United Nations University Media Studio
    The UNU Media Studio was established in March 2003 and works in collaboration with a global network of partners to develop and share open educational resources. Through a small team based in Tokyo, the UNU promotes innovation in the building of interactive content and video documentaries that engage, entertain and educate. The core creative team is comprised of specialists in web and graphic design, documentary and multimedia production, as well as educational technology and instructional design. In developing projects, this team collaborates with subject matter experts from within the UNU, from other UN bodies and from partner universities. The UNU Media Studio also collaborates with independent professionals in the area of documentary production, web application development, web design and instructional design. mediastudio.unu.edu

    United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies - Traditional Knowledge Inititaive
    The UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative seeks to build greater understanding and facilitate awareness of traditional knowledge (TK) to inform action by indigenous peoples, local communities and domestic and international policy makers. Key outputs include research activities, policy studies, capacity development and online learning and dissemination. unutki.org

    For more information:
    Our World 2.0 ourworld.unu.edu and UNU IAS-TKI unutki.org

    A high resolution version of this video, and additional language subtitles are available. Please contact us for details:
    Media Studio
    53-70 Jingumae 5-chome Shibuya-ku
    Tokyo JAPAN 150-8925
    Ph: +813 5467 1324
    onlinelearning@unu.edu

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  4. “When that whole ocean comes and rises up, where are we going to go?” ponders Inherkowinginambana, a Kunjen elder from Kowanyama, a coastal Aboriginal community in tropical Queensland, Australia. Like other coastal peoples, Australian Aboriginals living traditionally on gulf coastal plains are particularly susceptible to even the most minor changes in sea level and monsoon flooding.

    Featuring Inherkowinginambana
    Director/Camera/Editor: Paul Bell
    Producer: Citt Williams
    Associate Producers: Viv Sinnamon
    Graphics: David Jimenez
    Sound Mixer: Tfer Newsome

    Shot on location in Kowanyama Qld Australia
    Duration 6:27 minutes

    Developed and produced for United Nations University (UNU) by UNU Media Studio & Kowanyama Aboriginal Land and Natural Resources Management Office (KALNRMO) , in association with UNU-IAS Traditional knowledge Initiative and The Christensen Fund.

    Further information for this film can be found at film’s website: http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/sea-level-rise-in-kowanyama/

    United Nations University has published this work under a Creative Commons license - share alike, attribution, no derivatives, non-commercial

    *About this Project*
    Collaboratively made with Indigenous storytellers, these videobriefs are told in local languages, respect Intellectual Property rights and provide storytellers with media training, resources and a fair media engagement model for future projects. The final videos played alongside other international climate change videos at a locally coordinated forum event, in April 2009’s Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Summit and later at a special screening at the National Museum of Denmark during the Copenhagen COP15 meeting.

    *About the filmmakers*
    Paul Bell- Director/Camera/Editor
    Feral Films is a production company based in Broome specialising in documentary film making. We are also available for corporate needs and television commercials. Available as freelance camera, editor, director, and stills photographer.

    Citt Williams- Co-director/Producer/Editor
    Citt is a documentary filmmaker at the UNU Media Studio with over 12 years producing experience in broadcast media. Citt’s produced documentary films have been screened at festivals including Cannes (Yellow Fella), Sundance, Mumbai, Melbourne and by broadcasters including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery and National Geographic. She has a Masters degree in documentary from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (Sydney) and a Business degree in Film and TV Production from QUT (Brisbane). Within UNU, her unit “Media Studio” (MS) has grounded expertise in online learning, interactive media and video production and in linking development issues with visual media and online content on social and environmental issues. Her role in the UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative seeks to build greater understanding and facilitate awareness of traditional knowledge (TK) to inform action by Indigenous peoples, local communities and domestic and international policy makers. Key outputs include research activities, policy studies, capacity development and online learning and dissemination.

    Kowanyama Aboriginal Land and Natural Resources Management Office (KALNRMO)
    KALNRMO works to promote and facilitate Aboriginal management of the natural and cultural resources of Kowanyama country by the people of Kowanyama. Through community consultation and direction, KALNRMO has developed a community development agenda for the Kowanyama region. Kowanyama community is widely regarded as a leader in indigenous land management issues.

    United Nations University Media Studio
    The UNU Media Studio was established in March 2003 and works in collaboration with a global network of partners to develop and share open educational resources. Through a small team based in Tokyo, the UNU promotes innovation in the building of interactive content and video documentaries that engage, entertain and educate. The core creative team is comprised of specialists in web and graphic design, documentary and multimedia production, as well as educational technology and instructional design. In developing projects, this team collaborates with subject matter experts from within the UNU, from other UN bodies and from partner universities. The UNU Media Studio also collaborates with independent professionals in the area of documentary production, web application development, web design and instructional design. mediastudio.unu.edu

    United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies - Traditional Knowledge Inititaive
    The UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative seeks to build greater understanding and facilitate awareness of traditional knowledge (TK) to inform action by indigenous peoples, local communities and domestic and international policy makers. Key outputs include research activities, policy studies, capacity development and online learning and dissemination. unutki.org

    For more information:
    Our World 2.0 ourworld.unu.edu and UNU IAS-TKI unutki.org

    A high resolution version of this video, and additional language subtitles are available. Please contact us for details:
    Media Studio
    53-70 Jingumae 5-chome Shibuya-ku
    Tokyo JAPAN 150-8925
    Ph: +813 5467 1324
    onlinelearning@unu.edu

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  5. Arnhem Land - Aboriginal fire ecologist, Dean Yibarbuk, explains how traditional fire management practices have kept the country healthy for thousands of years. Recently, his mob at Wardakken have been working with local scientists to adapt traditional fire management to reduce greenhouse gas emissions whilst caring for the land.

    Featuring Pah Dean Yibarbuk
    Director/Camera/Editor: Kim McKenzie
    Producer: Citt Williams
    Associate Producers: Dean Yibarbuk and Peter Cooke
    Graphics: David Jimenez
    Sound Mixer: Tfer Newsome

    Shot on location in Western Arnhem land, Australia
    Duration 5:32 minutes

    Developed and produced for United Nations University (UNU) by UNU Media Studio, Wardakken Inc and Australian National University in association with UNU-IAS Traditional knowledge Initiative and The Christensen Fund.

    Further information for this film can be found at film’s website:
    http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/fighting-carbon-with-fire/

    Download Carbon Guide for Northern Indigenous Australians:
    http://www.unutki.org/news.php?news_id=60&doc_id=101

    United Nations University has published this work under a Creative Commons license - share alike, attribution, no derivatives, non-commercial

    *About this Project*
    Collaboratively made with Indigenous storytellers and their collaborators, these videobriefs are told in local languages, respect Intellectual Property rights and provide storytellers with media training, resources and a fair media engagement model for future projects. The final videos played alongside other international climate change videos at a locally coordinated forum event, in April 2009’s Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Summit and later at a special screening at the National Museum of Denmark during the Copenhagen COP15 meeting.

    *About the filmmakers*
    Kim McKenzie- Director/Camera/Editor
    Head of Australian National University's Digital Humanities Hub, Kim is an ethnographic filmmaker and multimedia producer based in Canberra. In 1994 he produced the multimedia version of the Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal Australia for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. He also produced the CDROM and book People of the Rivermouth: the Joborr Texts of Frank Gurrmanamana.

    Dean Yibarbuk
    Dean Munuggullumurr Yibarbuk was born in 1955 near the Tomkinson River, in Central Arnhem Land. Two years after Dean's birth the Government established a settlement nearby at Maningrida which today is a regional centre for small indigenous communities in the region.

    Citt Williams- Co-director/Producer/Editor
    Citt is a documentary filmmaker at the UNU Media Studio with over 12 years producing experience in broadcast media. Citt’s produced documentary films have been screened at festivals including Cannes (Yellow Fella), Sundance, Mumbai, Melbourne and by broadcasters including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Discovery and National Geographic. She has a Masters degree in documentary from the Australian Film Television and Radio School (Sydney) and a Business degree in Film and TV Production from QUT (Brisbane). Within UNU, her unit “Media Studio” (MS) has grounded expertise in online learning, interactive media and video production and in linking development issues with visual media and online content on social and environmental issues. Her role in the UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative seeks to build greater understanding and facilitate awareness of traditional knowledge (TK) to inform action by Indigenous peoples, local communities and domestic and international policy makers. Key outputs include research activities, policy studies, capacity development and online learning and dissemination.

    Wardakken Inc
    In August 2007 the traditional owners formed Warddeken Land Management to assist the protection and management of their country, combining traditional ecological knowledge with western science. Today Warddeken Land Management operates out of Kabulwarnamyo and has about 12 rangers working in its programs, depending on the season.The Indigenous rangers work on a variety of projects including weed and feral animal control and traditional fire management. Passing on traditional ecological knowledge to younger generations is an important ranger role. Like all of Australia's Indigenous Protected Areas, Warddeken is part of the National Reserve System - our nation's most secure way of protecting native habitat for future generations.

    United Nations University Media Studio
    The UNU Media Studio was established in March 2003 and works in collaboration with a global network of partners to develop and share open educational resources. Through a small team based in Tokyo, the UNU promotes innovation in the building of interactive content and video documentaries that engage, entertain and educate. The core creative team is comprised of specialists in web and graphic design, documentary and multimedia production, as well as educational technology and instructional design. In developing projects, this team collaborates with subject matter experts from within the UNU, from other UN bodies and from partner universities. The UNU Media Studio also collaborates with independent professionals in the area of documentary production, web application development, web design and instructional design. mediastudio.unu.edu

    United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies - Traditional Knowledge Inititaive
    The UNU-IAS Traditional Knowledge Initiative seeks to build greater understanding and facilitate awareness of traditional knowledge (TK) to inform action by indigenous peoples, local communities and domestic and international policy makers. Key outputs include research activities, policy studies, capacity development and online learning and dissemination. unutki.org

    For more information:
    Our World 2.0 ourworld.unu.edu and UNU IAS-TKI unutki.org

    A high resolution version of this video, and additional language subtitles are available for screening. Please contact us for details:
    Media Studio
    53-70 Jingumae 5-chome Shibuya-ku
    Tokyo JAPAN 150-8925
    Ph: +813 5467 1324
    onlinelearning@unu.edu

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