STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — A group of surfers set out to West Papua to film about one of the world’s last undiscovered surf spots but soon found their film took a startling turn when they encountered the human rights atrocities on the island.
Their journey is coming to the big screen in “Isolated,” a documentary that sheds light on genocide, cannibalism and an unethical mining corporation in one of the least documented places on earth, the film producers say.READ MORE: Public Health Officials Lift Warnings For Certain LA County Beaches
Producers Ryan Phillippe, who also narrates the film, and Geoffrey James Clark hope to influence change in the region. They’re encouraging people to sign their White House Petitions and upload a video of themselves stating they’re an Ambassador for Peace. They say 20 celebrities have already joined the project.READ MORE: Fourth Officer Who Responded To January 6 Attack Dies By Apparent Suicide
The award-winning film is currently in theaters, as well as iTunes, Xbox, Vudu, Playstation and on DVD. The new Pivot network will premiere the documentary in September.MORE NEWS: 'People On This Block Are Hurting': More Allegations Pinned On LAPD In Aftermath Of South LA Fireworks Explosion
For more information visit www.isolated.tv.