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Sunset Over Selungo

Forest communities fight back in Sarawak

Location

Malaysia

Released

September 2014

Duration

8:59

Tags
  • Activism
  • Malaysia
  • Partner film

For centuries, the Penan tribe of Sarawak, Malaysia, have followed a way of life intrinsically linked to the rainforest. Rampant logging has decimated most of the virgin rainforest in the state including much of their ancestral lands. 18 villages whose forests remain intact have joined forces to establish a new protected area, the Penan Peace Park.

This is a short excerpt from Ross’ longer film, Sunset Over Selungo – watch it here: vimeo.com/124638607. Find out more about the project at selungo.com

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