Timor-Leste (East Timor)

A fine start for a young film industry.
ADELAIDE FILM FESTIVAL: The first feature film to be produced in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, familiarly known as East Timor, Beatriz’s War reveals itself to be an earnest, generally capable film that deftly transposes the story of The...
A compelling look at East Timor tradition.
BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: The uma lulik ('the sacred house’) is a raised, thatched cathedral-like dwelling found in Indigenous settlements of East Timor, where it taps into the population’s core beliefs. Its construction unites...