Program Category: Film Program

Pull up a seat and settle in for our free Film Program, showcasing the best of Indonesia’s and Asia’s best cinematic productions. With many sessions including a Q&A with authors, actors and directors, it’s your chance to get up close and personal with the stars of the big screen.

No registration required, just bring yourself and a bucket of popcorn.


Film Screening: Poets on Permits

25 Oct 2017 17:00 /

Poets On Permits is a documentary about migrant workers in Singapore, and their poetry. Read between their lines. Five captivating people from Bangladesh, the Philippines, India, China and Indonesia share …

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Film Screening: 5 Islands

26 Oct 2017 18:30

The Indonesian archipelago consists of 17,500 islands of extraordinarily diverse environments, societies and cultures. Inspired by this diversity, the Goethe-Institut Indonesien invited young filmmakers from the University of Fine Arts …

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Film Screening: hUSh

26 Oct 2017 18:30 /

The fourth film from Djenar Maesa Ayu, hUSh is a collaboration with Singaporean filmmaker Kan Lumé. Starring singer Cinta Ramlan, it follows an aspiring singer from Bali who travels to …

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Film Screening: Filosofi Kopi 2: Ben & Jody

26 Oct 2017 20:30 / /

Filosofi Kopi, directed by Angga Dwimas Sasongko and based on the short story by Dee Lestari, was a major hit in Indonesia. In the highly-anticipated sequel, after two years of …

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Film Screening: Calalai: In-Betweenness

27 Oct 2017 17:30 /

Produced by queer feminist filmmakers, Calalai: In-Betweenness is a documentary about women who engage with masculinities in thinking, behavior, spirituality and mysticism in the midst of a binary system. For …

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Film Screening: Minions by Moonlight

27 Oct 2017 19:00 /

Meet the voice of Indonesia’s unlikely ambassadors, the diminutive and lovable yellow Minions, appearing on everything from motorbike helmets to biscuits across the nation. Join French-Indonesian voice actor and co-director …

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Film Screening: As Worlds Divide

27 Oct 2017 19:30 /

Captured over a nine-year period, feature documentary As Worlds Divide was produced with the goal of preventing the loss of Indigenous culture of the Mentawai Islands off West Sumatra. Along …

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Film Screening: Istirahatlah Kata-kata (Solo, Solitude)

27 Oct 2017 20:45 /

Written and directed by Yosep Anggi Noen, Istirahatlah Kata-kata (Solo, Solitude) is a biopic about Indonesian poet-activist Wiji Thukul, an opponent of the Suharto regime whose whereabouts are still unknown. …

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Film Screening: How to Change the World

28 Oct 2017 15:30 /

Join Yeb Sano, Greenpeace Southeast Asia’s Executive Director, and leading climate scientist Tim Flannery for a snapshot of the environmental challenges and opportunities facing the Asia Pacific. The Body Shop …

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