In Competition

Don't Look Down

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Premiere: 
Asian Premiere
Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Daniel Gordon
Duration: 
93
English synopsis: 

Don’t Look Down reveals the real story behind Richard Branson’s daring adventures in the 1980s and 1990s trying to break world records for flying in a hot air balloon. While Branson is a world famous name, and many have heard about his ballooning, the real story of this incredible adventure has never been told. Using intimate interviews with Branson and his team at the time, never seen before archive (including footage from inside the balloon, shot in real time) and beautifully designed dramatic reconstructions, the film tells a story of courage, determination, despair and ultimate triumph.

Indonesian synopsis: 

"Don't Look Down" menguak cerita asli petualangan berani Richard Branson pada 1980an dan 1990an mencoba memecahkan rekor dunia terbang dengan balon udara.

Novitiate

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Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Maggie Betts
Duration: 
123
English synopsis: 

Set in the early 1960s and during the era of Vatican II, a young woman in training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, the changing church and sexuality.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Ditetapkan pada awal 1960-an dan selama era Vatikan II, seorang wanita muda dalam pelatihan untuk menjadi biarawati berjuang dengan isu-isu iman, pergantian gereja dan seksualilitas.

Moss

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Premiere: 
World Premiere
Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Daniel Peddle
Duration: 
85
English synopsis: 

In this Southern Gothic tale, Moss’s eighteenth birthday is marred by the unfortunate facts of Moss’s birth. His mother died delivering him, and his father has never recovered. His dad, Ray, a retired veteran-turned-outsider-artist always feels bittersweet at best on Moss’ birthday – as it also represents the anniversary of his beloved wife’s death.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Dalam dongeng Southern Gothic Ini, ulang tahun ke 18 Moss dirusak oleh fakta tak menyenangkan mengenai kelahirannya. Ibunya meninggal dunia saat melahirkannya, dan ayahnya tidak pernah pulih oleh kejadian itu.

hUsh

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Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Djenar Maesa Ayu, Kan Lume
Duration: 
70
English synopsis: 

hUSh starring Cinta Ramlan, tells the story of an aspiring singer from Bali who travels to Jakarta to find success. There she encounters the trappings of success; insincere boyfriends, materialistic impulses, fast friendships, empty sexual encounters. When a breakup causes her extreme heartache, she decides to travel back home to take refuge.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Cinta Ramlan, seorang penyanyi dari Bali berkelana ke Jakarta untuk mengejar kesuksesan. Putus cinta menyebabkannya mengalami sakit hati yang luar biasa, lalu dia memutusan untuk  kembali pulang.

Cold of Kalandar

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Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Turkish
Director: 
Mustafa Kara
Duration: 
130
English synopsis: 

"Cold of Kalandar" pictures within a unique pastoral atmosphere the realist, passionate and emotional story of Mehmet and his family living far from modern life, in a mountain village.

Indonesian synopsis: 

"Cold of Kalandar" menggambarkan suasana pastoral yang unik adalah cerita realis, dan emosional tentang Mehmet dan keluarganya yang hidup jauh dari kehidupan modern disebuah desa di pegunungan.

Bluebeard

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Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Korean
Director: 
Soo Youn Lee
Duration: 
117
English synopsis: 

Dr. Seung-hoon sedates his landlord before medical check-up, when the old man begins telling him a convincing murder confession.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Dr. Seung-hoon menenangkan tuan tanahnya sebelum pemeriksaan kesehatan, saat si pria tua mulai bercerita soal pengakuan pembunuhan yang meyakinkan.

Blank 13

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Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Japanese
Director: 
Takumi Saitoh
Duration: 
71
English synopsis: 

Koji is bewildered by a sudden phone call from his brother telling him that he has located their father. You see, it has been thirteen years since their dad stepped out of the house never to return. Moreover, Koji is stunned to hear that their father has cancer and been given three months to live. When the inevitable day of their father’s funeral arrives, Koji and his brother must confront both the thirteen-year blank created by his absence as well as a collection of odd acquaintances who have come to pay their last respects.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Setelah 13 tahun tak beremu dengan ayah mereka, Koji dan saudaranya mengetahui ayah mereka divonis kanker dan hanya punya waktu 3 bulan untuk hidup. Saat hari pemakaman ayahnya tiba, Koji dan saudaranya harus menghadapi kekosongan selama 13 tahun dan juga bertemu kerabat yang tidak dikenal.

AlphaGo

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Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English, Korean
Director: 
Greg Kohs
Duration: 
90
English synopsis: 

AlphaGo chronicles a journey from the backstreets of Bordeaux, past the coding terminals of Google DeepMind, to Seoul, where a legendary Go master faces an unproven AI challenger. As the drama unfolds, questions emerge: What can artificial intelligence reveal about a 3000-year-old game? What will it teach us about humanity?

Indonesian synopsis: 

AlphaGo mencatat perjalanan dari Bordeaux, terminal pengkodean Google DeepMind, hingga Seoul, dimana Go master legendaris berhadapan dengan petarung terberatnya: Intelejensi Buatan.

Almacenados

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Premiere: 
Asian Premiere
Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Spanich
Director: 
Jack Zagha Kababie
Duration: 
93
English synopsis: 

An employee about to retire and the young man who is to take over, share five journeys in the work place, an enormous empty warehouse where apparently nothing ever happens.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Seorang pegawai yang akan pensiun dan pemuda yang akan menggantikannya berbagi lima perjalanan di tempat kerjanya, sebuah gudang besar kosong yang tidak pernah terjadi apa apa.

A Plastic Ocean

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Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Director: 
Craig Leeson
Duration: 
100
English synopsis: 

A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean.

Indonesian synopsis: 

A PLASTIC OCEAN dimulai saat jurnalis Craig Leeson mencari paus biru, dan menemukan limbah plastik di samudera yang seharusnya murni.