Richard Oh


Country: Indonesia

Richard Oh is a novelist and film director. His fifth film, Love is a Bird, has a special screening at UWRF18. His previous films are Koper (The Lost Suitcase) (2006), the trilogy of ‘geometric cinema’ Description Without Place (2011), Melancholy is a Movement (2015), and Terpana (Transfixed) (2016). His adaptation of Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s The Fugitive (Perburuan) will be released in 2019.

Richard Oh adalah seorang novelis dan sutradara. Film ke-5 produksinya, Love is a Bird, akan ditayangkan secara spesial di UWRF18. Film-film Richard Oh yang sebelumnya termasuk Koper (2006), trilogi sinema geometri Description Without Place (2011), Melancholy is a Movement (2015) dan Terpana (2016). Film adaptasinya dari buku karya Pramoedya Ananta Toer berjudul Perburuan akan dirilis tahun 2019 mendatang.

Appearing in

Main Program: Rewriting the Script

In Indonesia, no female-directed film has entered the annual top five highest-grossing domestic films list since 2011, and female roles still tend to be confined to feminine stereotypes. Meet the …


Main Program: Jagadhita

Like many Festivals past, this year’s theme is drawn from a Balinese Hindu philosophy. ‘Jagadhita’ is the individual pursuit of universal harmony and prosperity as one of life’s primary goals. …


Film Program: Love is A Bird (2018)

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 …