Festival Club @ Bar Luna: Indonesian Culture/s on Film

28 Oct 2017 16:45 - 17:45
/ / Free
Bar Luna. Jl. Raya Ubud (Google Maps)

How do filmmakers tell stories in culturally specific terms, rather than imitating tropes absorbed from international cinema? Film studies pioneer David Hanan unpacks how major Indonesian directors have represented the country’s diverse cultures, and its unique story of ‘unity in diversity’ on film.

Bagaimana pembuat film menceritakan cerita dengan istilah budaya tertentu, daripada meniru kiasan yang diserap dari bioskop internasional? Pelopor studi film, David Hanan membongkar betapa besar direksi Indonesia telah mewakili beragam budaya negara tersebut, dan kisah uniknya tentang ‘kesatuan dalam keragaman’ dalam film.


David Hanan

David Hanan has researched film in Indonesia and Southeast Asia for three decades. His most recent book is Cultural Specificity in Indonesian Film: Diversity in Unity. He also edited Film …

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