Program Category: After Dark

As the sun sets, the Festival comes alive with our dynamic After Dark program. From electrifying performances by some of Indonesia’s  top acts  to watching on as Festival favorites take to the stage, our After Dark program celebrates the Festival’s diverse poets, musicians, dancers and performers.


Festival Club | Mira Jacob: Good Talk

Written with humor and vulnerability, Mira Jacob’s deeply relatable graphic memoir is a love letter to the art of conversation. Take this unique opportunity to hear from Mira about the …

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Live Music & Arts | Poétique Ensemble

26 Oct 2019 19:00 / /

Matthias Gault grafted a cello string onto his viola and taps his instrument like a drum. Ayouba Ali’s voice leads us to the crossroads of classical, pop and world music. …

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Festival Club | A Storyteller’s Life

Adriaan van Dis’ book Repatriated was published to great acclaim and translated around the world – so naturally, the next step was to team up with Peter van Dongen for …

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Festival Club | A Shared Past and Future

Join four storytellers from The Netherlands with a family history in Indonesia as they explore the influence of Indo-Dutch roots, colonialism and migration on their work. Through conversation and performance, …

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Live Music & Arts | [untitled]

26 Oct 2019 21:00 / /

Join host Maeve Marsden for an evening of tales from the margins, stories of pride, prejudice and finding community through a shared experience of difference. Maeve’s award-winning storytelling event sells …

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Live Music & Arts | Moe Clark: Poetic Transformation

26 Oct 2019 21:15 / /

Métis performing artist Moe Clark draws from multilingual lyricism to create meaning rooted in personal legacy. Join the looping pedal mistress, spoken word poet and nomadic songbird for a magical …

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Film Screening | Bibliographia (2013)

27 Oct 2019 15:00 / /

A film by João Manso and Miguel-Manso, a Portuguese poet part of this year’s Main Program. In the summer of 1969, four friends rode a raft down the rivers Zêzere …

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Live Music & Arts | Closing Night Party

27 Oct 2019 19:00 /

The final night of the Festival is a glorious evening with Festival friends old and new. Come and meet the team behind UWRF, then join us on the dancefloor for …

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