Main Program | Indonesian Cinema as Soft Power



 
27 Oct 2019 11:45 - 12:45
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Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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With a vast domestic market and burgeoning production power, Indonesia’s film industry has huge potential. In recent times, Indonesian films and industry professionals have enjoyed rising international prominence. Could Indonesian cinema be a form of soft power to expand the nation’s impact in regional and global cultural scenes? What does the future hold for homegrown films? Join our cinephiles to find out.

Dengan adanya pasar domestik yang luas dan kekuatan produksi yang berkembang, industri film Indonesia memiliki potensi besar. Belakangan ini, para profesional perfilman dan industri Indonesia telah menikmati peningkatan popularitas internasional. Mungkinkah sinema Indonesia menjadi salah satu kekuatan untuk memperluas dampak bangsa di kancah budaya regional dan global? Apa yang akan terjadi di masa depan untuk film-film produksi negeri sendiri? Bergabunglah dengan para pencinta sinema kami untuk mencari tahu jawabannya.

Featuring

Garin Nugroho

Beginning his career as a film critic, Garin Nugroho was a pioneer of the new generation of Indonesian filmmakers post-1990. His internationally award-winning films have screened in various cities from …


Richard Oh

Writer and director Richard Oh is one of the pioneers of Kusala Sastra Khatulistiwa, an awards event for Indonesian writers. As well as publishing novels, he has written and directed several films. His latest, Perburuan, released this year, is an adaption of the novel by legendary …


Seno Gumira Ajidarma

Seno Gumira Ajidarma has been a journalist since 1977 and is currently part of panajournal.com. His latest books include Obrolan Sukab (a collection of columns), Transit (short stories), and Kalatidha …


Rayya Makarim

Rayya Makarim is a screenwriter and producer. Her films include Pasir Berbisik (2001), Rumah Ketujuh (2003), Banyu Biru (2005), Jermal (2009), Buffalo Boys (2018), and the series Grisse produced by …


Laksmi Pamuntjak

Laksmi Pamuntjak writes on culture and politics including op-eds in The Guardian. Her debut novel Amba won Germany’s 2016 LiBeraturpreis. The film adaptation of her second novel, Aruna dan Lidahnya, was released in 2018. …



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