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Amelia Sumardi Indah Suryawati


The documentary film Samin Vs Semen raises a case about the struggle of the Samin indigenous group in defending their homeland from the establishment of a cement factory. The producer of the film Samin Vs Semen puts the point of view of defending the Samin farmers for unfair treatment from the company and state officials who are seizing their land and water. This study aims to describe how the representation of injustice. The methodology used is Charles Pierce's Semiotics in which there are Sign, Object, and Interpretant semiotics. This theory is called the triangle meaning theory, which is a theory that explores how meaning emerges from a sign, then the sign is used to communicate. Based on the results of the research and discussion above, the conclusion that can be drawn is that in the film Samin vs. Semen there is a lot of injustice. The representation of injustice in the form of legal injustice, human rights, and the environment. Legal injustice and human rights, namely violations of human rights, are marked by intimidation, threats made by PT Semen Indonesia, the police, and the government to farmers, while environmental injustice, namely the control of natural resources is only held by the elite who are more concerned with the economic and political interests of the group. particular than society. In addition, in the film, there is a depiction of gender injustice against Samin women as Kendeng farmers who get harsh treatment by security forces, all of whom are men.

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