The Village HELP : Land for the People

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator CINEFETE
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : CINEFETE, [2008] New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018. ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (1 video file (55 min., 19 sec)) : sound, color


  • Can the cycle of the poverty be broken? The answer is yes. The Village HELP: Land for the People is one such story about how a village in Indonesia decided to heal its environment and liberate its people from years of poverty. Starting with ten hectares of land, the community members begin to grow rice on their own land for the first time. As they celebrate their first successful harvest, the leaders plan to grow the land and break the cycle of poverty. What are the life-changing decisions they have to make for this to happen? This is a story about the universal human struggle against all odds.


  • Originally released by CINEFETE, 2008.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 30, 2018.
  • Streaming video file.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • Overcoming Poverty in Indonesia (6:12); Renting Farmland for Villagers (6:12); The Ten Families (5:49); Planting Rice and Celebration (7:19); Harvesting the Rice (7:25); Celebration and Benefit from the Harvest (8:00); Planning for the Future (7:39); Credits: The Village HELP: Land for the People (5:06)
Checking the Web...