Indonesia

Moth

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Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Adrian Permata Scanlon
Duration: 
10
English synopsis: 

Yeni lives in a small village in Indonesia and is unhappy. Her sadness stems from a lamentation of her surroundings, which has led her to believe happiness lies in the city. In a twist of fate she finds herself in the city she eulogises from the TV, offering her a chance to be happy. As Yeni acclimatises to her new environment, her ideas of happiness are about to come under scrutiny.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Yeni tinggal di sebuah desa kecil di Indonesia dan tidak bahagia. Kesedihannya berasal dari ratapan lingkungan sekitarnya, yang membuat dia percaya bahwa kebahagiaan terletak di kota.

Message Man

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Premiere: 
World Premiere
Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
21:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Rating: 
PG
Director: 
Corey Pearson
Duration: 
89
English synopsis: 

Ryan, a retired assassin visits a remote island in Indonesia where he befriends a boy and his family and for the first time finds peace. But when the boy is deliberately harmed by a group of thugs stealing girls off the island, RYAN's brutal past surfaces setting of a chair reaction that reunites him with a life long enemy.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Ryan, seorang mantan pembunuh bayaran mengunjungi sebuah pulau terpencil di Indonesia dan berteman dengan seorang bocah dan keluarganya. Ketika segerombolan penjahat menculik gadis-gadis setempat dan melukai sang bocah, masa lalu Ryan yang brutal kembali muncul ke permukaan.

hUsh

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Date: 
Saturday, 30 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
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.

The Nameless Boy

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Premiere: 
World Premiere
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Diego Mahameru
Duration: 
5
English synopsis: 

The film follows a young unnamed Muslim boy through one of the protest in a long series of demonstrations by Muslim hardliners against the former governor of Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia. At the protest, the boy witnesses the reality of Indonesia’s current political turmoil, which has revealed that racial and religious discrimination are alive and growing in Indonesia today.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Pada serangkaian demonstrasi, seorang anak kecil menyaksikan realita gonjang ganjing politik Indonesia yang menguak diskriminasi ras dan agama yang hidup dan berkembang di Indonesia hari ini.

Nokas

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Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Friday, 29 September 2017
Time: 
21:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Manuel Alberto Maia
Duration: 
87
English synopsis: 

It is not so simple to marry in East Nusa Tenggara. Men are obliged to offer a significant dowry to the bride’s family. The sum of the dowry is often an immense burden for the groom-to-be. There are times when this tradition has also reduced the meaning of marriage into a business transaction.
Through an observational approach, this film follows Nokas’ struggle to get the dowry so he can finally be married to the love of his life.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Tidak mudah menikah di Nusa Tenggara Timur. Pria berkewajiban untuk menawarkan mas kawin yang besar ke keluarga pengantin wanita. Jumlah mas kawin seringkali merupakan beban yang sangat besar bagi calon pengantin laki-laki.

Nokas

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Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Manuel Alberto Maia
Duration: 
87
English synopsis: 

It is not so simple to marry in East Nusa Tenggara. Men are obliged to offer a significant dowry to the bride’s family. The sum of the dowry is often an immense burden for the groom-to-be. There are times when this tradition has also reduced the meaning of marriage into a business transaction.
Through an observational approach, this film follows Nokas’ struggle to get the dowry so he can finally be married to the love of his life.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Tidak mudah menikah di Nusa Tenggara Timur. Pria berkewajiban untuk menawarkan mas kawin yang besar ke keluarga pengantin wanita. Jumlah mas kawin seringkali merupakan beban yang sangat besar bagi calon pengantin laki-laki.

Ziarah

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Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Javanese
Director: 
B.W. Purba Negara
Duration: 
87

The Peace Agency

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Premiere: 
Asian Premiere
Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Thursday, 28 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Sue Useem
Duration: 
92
English synopsis: 

Lian Gogali and her 500 female students are a force to be reckoned with the conflict torn area of Poso, Indonesia. They are part of a powerful and successful movement for peace and justice in an area that has been racked by inter-religious violence for over a decade. But five years ago, Lian was just a single mother living in rural Poso with a broken leg and a big dream to educate marginalised women.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Lian Gogali dan 500 murid wanitanya hidup di daerah konflik Poso, Indonesia. mereka adalah bagian dari sebuah pergerakan yang berhasil membawa kedamaian dan keadilan di daerah yang telah dilanda kekerasan antar agama selama lebih dari 1 dekade.

The Nameless Boy

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Premiere: 
World Premiere
Date: 
Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Diego Mahameru
Duration: 
5
English synopsis: 

The film follows a young unnamed Muslim boy through one of the protest in a long series of demonstrations by Muslim hardliners against the former governor of Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia. At the protest, the boy witnesses the reality of Indonesia’s current political turmoil, which has revealed that racial and religious discrimination are alive and growing in Indonesia today.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Pada serangkaian demonstrasi, seorang anak kecil menyaksikan realita gonjang ganjing politik Indonesia yang menguak diskriminasi ras dan agama yang hidup dan berkembang di Indonesia hari ini.

Sunday Melodies

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Premiere: 
Asian Premiere
Date: 
Thursday, 28 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Aline Djayasukmana
Duration: 
18
English synopsis: 

Gita has been in a separation with her husband for some time. As she’s spending a whole day chatting, talking on the phone, texting, and sexting with a man who sent her a message in her online dating inbox, she’s starting to reconsider the separation.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Gita telah berpisah dengan suaminya untuk beberapa lama. Saat menghabiskan seharian bercakap-cakap, berbicara di telepon, mengirim sms, dan sexting dengan seorang pria, dia mulai mempertimbangkan kembali keputusan tersebut.