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.

WANTOKS: Dance of resilience in Melanesia

Iara Lee Solomon Islands, United States, Bulgaria 2019

Mental Black Hole

Zoey Lin United States, Taiwan 2016

Lost in Words

Ivyy Chen United Kingdom, Taiwan 2016