Ben Sohib


Country: Indonesia

Ben Sohib is a novelist, short story writer and screenwriter.  His major works include The Da Peci Code, which was showcased at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, and Rosid & Delia. The film adaptation 3 Hati Dua Dunia Satu Cinta won Best Film at the Indonesian Film Festival 2010. His most recent film script was for Bid’ah Cinta, released in March 2017.

Ben Sohib menulis cerpen, novel, dan skenario film layar lebar. Novel karya Ben, The Da Peci Code, yang diikutsertakan dalam Frankfurt Book Fair 2015, dan Rosid & Delia telah diadaptasi ke film layar lebar dengan judul 3 Hati Dua Dunia 1 Cinta dan memenangkan penghargaan Film Terbaik di Festival Film Indonesia 2010. Karya terbaru Ben adalah naskah film berjudul Bid’ah Cinta yang diluncurkan pada Maret 2017 lalu.

Appearing in

Main Program: Ben Sohib: Laughter is the Best Medicine

Could humor be one of the much-needed antidotes for a country often grappling with religious, political and ethnic divides? Ben Sohib, an Indonesian of multi-ethnic descent who champions religious tolerance, …


Main Program: Funny Bones

Seriously, being funny is no laughing matter. This wry and witty troupe of writers and comedians have no qualms about shooting satirical comments at serious and often dangerous subjects. From …