Strange Birds In Paradise


July 22, 2014

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While the Indonesian army continues to dominate the indigenous inhabitants of West Papua, three expatriates gather in Melbourne to record outlawed folk songs. In attendance is Charlie Hill-Smith, a friend of the three West Papuans, and a man with a passion for Melanesian and Javanese culture. Learning their stories of escape, oppression and exile, Charlie confronts a basic question: how could these two vibrant cultures be at war and how can the rest of the world seemingly not care? This film is...