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Main Program | Representing Women in Cinema and Popular Culture

30 Oct 2022 10:15 - 11:15
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Alang-Alang. Festival Hub @Taman Baca (Google Maps)

In the last few decades, representations of complex women’s issues in popular culture and media have been on the rise. How do female directors negotiate the demands of mainstream audiences without compromising the depth of their characters and themes? Hear more in this conversation with two celebrated female directors, Kamila Andini and Nia Dinata, also a female artist Ika Vantiani as they speak about the importance of telling these mold-breaking stories.

Dalam beberapa dekade terakhir, representasi masalah perempuan yang kompleks dalam budaya populer dan media semakin meningkat. Bagaimana sutradara dan penggiat seni perempuan menegosiasikan tuntutan mainstream audiens tanpa mengorbankan kedalaman karakter dan tema mereka? Simak lebih lanjut percakapan dengan dua sutradara wanita ternama Kamila Andini dan Nia Dinata, serta seniman Ika Vantiani di mana mereka berbicara tentang pentingnya menceritakan kisah-kisah luar biasa mereka.


Kamila Andini

Kamila Andini’s first feature-length film, The Mirror Never Lies, was screened at more than 30 festivals globally, and received several awards. Her second film Sekala Niskala (The Seen and Unseen), …

Meita Kasim

Meita Kasim began her writing career in the 1990s as a creative scriptwriter with Hard Rock FM Jakarta, whilst also working as one of their Music Directors, Radio DJs, and …

Nia Dinata

Nia Dinata is an Indonesian director. Her career started by making music videos and advertisements. In 2000, Nia founded an independent film company called Kalyana Shira Film. She directed the …

Ika Vantiani

Ika Vantiani is an artist, curator, and craftswoman based in Jakarta. She studied D3 Advertising at The The London Institute Of Communications in Jakarta. In her work, Ika explores what …

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