Program Day: Friday 28


Special Event | Uniting Humanity: Poetry of Conflict

Our poets from Ukraine present a powerful evening of words and wisdom from war-torn and troubled times. As citizens of this planet, we are all affected by disruptions in the …

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Festival Club | Publishing and Copyright

What are the characteristics of publishing nationally and internationally? Find out how to present your writing to the public and join the discussion on the intricacies of copyright. Novice writers …

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Film Program | Indonesia Raja Bali

Experience young Balinese talent with incredible short films curated by Indonesia Raja. The collaborative program, initiated by Minikino, presents short films from several regions in Indonesia. The seven amazing short …

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Poetry & Performance | Shadow Puppet Show: Memayu Hayuning Bawana

Dalang Ki Purbo Asmoro will present a lively new interpretation of a Javanese wayang performance that responds to the festival theme of ‘Memayu Hayuning Bawana’ which refers to how we …

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Festival Club | Meet the Publishers

Meet the book editors who work endlessly to curate and publish high-quality work. Find out the best tips and tricks from budding writers in the publishing world and learn the …

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Film Program | Before You Eat

Do you know the stories behind the food on your table? Before You Eat, written by Kasan Kurdi in 2022, highlights the struggles Indonesian crew members experience on foreign fishing …

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Film Program | Between Us

Three couples with different ages, experiences, and relationship duration reveal their fears and dreams of living together in front of the camera. The director, Dorota Proba, approaches her protagonists with …

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Book Launch | Trilogi Jirah

The trilogy: Jirah, consisting of novels Janda dari Jirah, Si Rarung, and Manggali Kalki, was written between 2006 and 2021. The books focus on a historical and researched approach to …

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Festival Club | Story Behind the Rejection: Conversation with Ashadi Siregar and Jennifer Lindsay

The book Menolak Ayah explores the Batak culture by using magical words and presenting contradictions between traditional and modern Jakarta society. Join author Ashadi Siregar in conversation with Jennifer Lindsay, …

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Special Event | Journeys: The Uncharted Voyage

Sip on jewel-coloured cocktails in Boliche, Ubud’s hidden, lamp-lit bar, while savouring tapas and the words of Giuseppe Catozzella, nominated UN Goodwill Ambassador and acclaimed Italian novelist, Joao Morgado, award-winning …

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