July 2019 Issue

Nusantara in Javanese, Kapuluang Malay in Tagalog, the Malay Archipelago to various historic western interlopers: these names all refer to the teeming Pacific island chain spanning from Indochina to Australia. A place of biological and cultural diversity that crosses continents between Asian and Australian geologic and natural history influences. A region on the front lines of the rising tides and unpredictable weather of climate change. A series of unique film cultures revealing many surprises.