Leila S. Chudori


Country: Indonesia

Leila S. Chudori has written short stories since a young age. Her second novel Laut Bercerita (The Sea Speaks His Name) has been adapted into a short film by Pritagita Arianegara, produced by Dian Sastrowardoyo Foundation and Cineria Films. The novel and film have been discussed and screened at many campuses and art centers across Indonesia.

Leila S. Chudori telah menulis kumpulan cerita pendek sejak masih muda. Novel keduanya, Laut Bercerita (The Sea Speaks His Name) telah diadaptasi dalam bentuk film pendek oleh Pritagita Arianegara, diproduseri oleh Dian Sastrowardoyo Foundation dan Cineria Films. Novel dan film tersebut telah didiskusikan dan diputar di banyak kampus dan pusat seni di Indonesia.

Appearing in

Main Program: Family Footsteps

Picasso’s father was an artist. Gandhi’s a politician. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, they say. Two award-winning filmmakers and two accomplished authors discuss the dynamic of children …


Main Program: The Price of Freedom

Indonesia celebrates its 73rd anniversary of independence this year. A revered sculptor who designed the nation’s tallest monument, a Moluccan poet who inspired peace in his conflict-torn homeland, a legendary …


Main Program: Yenny Wahid: Against All Odds

Yenny Wahid has watched Indonesia from different vantage points; as a journalist covering Aceh and Timor-Leste, and as confidante of a president besieged by political intrigue. Now, as Director of …


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

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 …