My Films/Videos

Uganda: The Pearl of Africa from Ebony Butler on Vimeo.

The above video is a nice little clip I edited from our footage from Uganda… The beauty of the Nile River and its bird life, Murchison Falls and our time on safari with the lions, elephants, giraffes and all the other wonderful animals we came across in the wild…. I added to the clip a powerful piece of music from Antony and the Johnsons “River of Sorrow” was the perfect song choice for this video…. I hope you enjoy it!

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Below are two of my short human rights films which I produced in 2009. I am passionate about making social issue films and I love being able to put my skills to good use and create media that matters, media that connects with people and media that has the power to bring about social change. I have also included and continue to add films, documentaries and experimental pieces that I have produced, some old and some new. Enjoy!

For more than twenty years Northern Uganda was victim to one of the worst humanitarian disasters in the world. Song and dance helps to remove the scars of the past.

This film is a video montage from my time on the border of Thailand and Cambodia. Filmed in Poipet, the video attempts to express what life is like for the innocent children forced into slavery and child labour and also those dying from AIDS, which is an ever growing problem in the region.

Child labour, sexual exploitation, human slavery, child trafficking, disease, poverty and famine is rampant and destroying thousands of lives everyday, effecting society as a whole. The children and women are the ones who suffer the most and much aid and international action is needed to help this troubled nation.

Always Was, Always Will Be from Ebony Butler on Vimeo.

The aboriginal ‘Tent Embassy‘ directly opposite Parliament House in Canberra is an interesting and vibrant place, where Australian Police are not even allowed to enter, nor stand on a piece of their land, unless given permission by the elders. I happened to be in Canberra for a climate action summit, and spent two days at the ‘tent embassy’ with the elders who took a liking to me. The police crossed the line onto aboriginal soil that day and I captured a rare piece of footage, the filming insisted by the elders and leaders of their ‘tent embassy’.

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