Program Category: Film Program

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

No registration required, just bring yourself a love of thrilling visual storytelling.


Film Program: Chaplin in Bali (2017)

24 Oct 2018 14:00 /

In 1932, experiencing a midlife crisis aggravated by the coming of talking films, Charlie Chaplin ‘escapes’ to Bali where he is virtually unknown. Fascinated by the local lifestyle, he finds …

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Film Program: Nowhere to Go (2018)

25 Oct 2018 14:00 /

Directed by SPARC Stories in collaboration with the Refugee Learning Center in Cisarua, West Java, Nowhere to Go is a short film about the daily lives of three Hazara refugee …

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Film Program: NOKAS (2016)

25 Oct 2018 15:00 /

It’s not simple to marry in East Nusa Tenggara. Men must offer a large dowry to the bride’s family, often reducing the meaning of marriage to a business transaction. With …

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Film Program: Marlina The Murderer in Four Acts (2017)

25 Oct 2018 19:00 /

Screened at Cannes and numerous international film festivals, Mouly Surya’s Marlina Si Pembunuh dalam Empat Babak (Marlina the Murder in Four Acts) is one of Indonesia’s most celebrated recent films. …

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Festival Club: Sayang Kalimantan

In 2015, forest fires in Indonesia put more carbon into the atmosphere than Europe’s annual carbon footprint. In the two years that followed, Wally Tham and his team worked with …

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Film Program: Love is A Bird (2018)

26 Oct 2018 16:00 /

Richard Oh’s fifth feature Love is a Bird follows Darma who, leaving Jakarta with a camera, finds himself in Yogyakarta. A street dancer catches his attention, and he shadows her …

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Film Program: Laut Bercerita (The Sea Speaks His Name) (2017)

26 Oct 2018 19:00 /

Laut Bercerita (The Sea Speaks His Name) is an adaptation of Leila S. Chudori’s second novel, directed by Pritagita Arianegara and produced by Dian Sastrowardoyo Foundation and Cineria Films. From …

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Film Program: BLUE (2017)

27 Oct 2018 12:00 /

BLUE takes us on a provocative journey into the ocean realm. Featuring passionate advocates for ocean preservation, BLUE brings us into their world where the story of our changing ocean …

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Film Program: Terbang: Menembus Langit (Fly) (2017)

27 Oct 2018 16:00 /

Terbang Menembus Langit (Fly) is Fajar Nugros’ tenth feature. Being born into a poor family in Tarakan, North Kalimantan, doesn’t stop Onggy from pursuing his dreams of freedom. When he …

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Festival Club: Chinese Whispers

Beginning life as an art installation then evolving into a digital graphic novel, Chinese Whispers traces the search for identity in history through gentle excavation of real life stories. Jakarta-born …

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Film Program: Sekala Niskala (The Seen and Unseen) (2017)

27 Oct 2018 19:00 /

Kamila Andini’s award-winning second feature, Sekala Niskala (The Seen & Unseen), was selected for the Cinéfondation Residence program at Cannes, and has screened at many international film festivals. A young …

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Film Program: Etgar Keret: Based on True Story (2017)

28 Oct 2018 15:00 /

People from all over the world have come to love Israeli writer Etgar Keret’s surreal short stories in which he plays with fantasy and reality. His own life, too, seems …

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