Documentary

The Peace Agency

Image: 
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 Cinema Travellers

Image: 
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Hindi
Director: 
Shirley Abraham, Amit Madheshiya
Duration: 
96
English synopsis: 

Showmen riding cinema lorries have brought the wonder of the movies to faraway villages in India once every year. Seven decades on, as their cinema projectors crumble and film reels become scarce, their patrons are lured by slick digital technology. A benevolent showman, a shrewd exhibitor and a maverick projector mechanic bear a beautiful burden - to keep the last traveling cinemas of the world running.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Sebuah bioskop keliling membawa keajaiban film ke desa-desa terpencil di India setiap tahunnya. 7 dekade berlalu, saat proyektor film mulai ditinggalkan dan rol film kian langka, para donatur mereka mulai melirik teknologi digital.

Suzy & The Simple Man

Image: 
Premiere: 
International Premiere
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
21:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Ian Darling, Jon Muir, Suzy Muir
Duration: 
88
English synopsis: 

Eight years in the making, SUZY & THE SIMPLE MAN is an intimate, funny and uplifting film featuring Suzy and her adventurer husband John Muir, who live a simple life off the grid — growing organic fruit and vegetables and caring for their chooks and sheep. But the simple life is never as easy as it seems.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Suzy dan suami petualangnya, John Muir, hidup sederhana dan tak biasa, menanam sayur dan buah organik dan merawat ternaknya. Tapi kehidupan sederhana ini tak semudah kelihatannya.

Siwa and Orah

Image: 
Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Time: 
21:00
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English, Indonesia
Director: 
Tessa Moult-Milewska
Duration: 
20
English synopsis: 

Life on Komodo Island is a fairy tale of its own kind. Thanks to the power of a local legend the dragons were able to survive and live in symbiosis with people from the Village of Komodo. We follow the 15 year old Siwa in search of his sister – the 3m long, flesh eating dragon.

Indonesian synopsis: 

kehidupan di Pulau Komodo adalah dongeng tersendiri, . Kami mengikuti Siwa yang berusia 15 tahun untuk mencari saudara perempuannya, Komodo sepanjang 3 meter.

Secrets of Desert Point

Image: 
Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Thursday, 28 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Ira Opper
Duration: 
45
English synopsis: 

In the early eighties, while sailing in crude leaky boats off remote Lombok island in Indonesia, young California surfer Bill Heick and his friends stumbled across the perfect wave, a pristine barreling left reeling endlessly and empty over a shallow, live-coral reef. As treacherous as it was beautiful, this motley crew of modern-day surf argonauts named it “Desert Point” for its dry forbidding nature.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Di awal 1980an, ketika berlayar di kapal disekitar pulau Lombok, peselancar muda asal Kalifornia Bill Heick dan teman temannya menemukan ombak yang sempurna, sebuah tempat yang murni dengan karang hidup di air yang dangkal.

Pantja Sila : Dream & Reality

Image: 
Premiere: 
International Premiere
Date: 
Saturday, 30 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Tino Saroengallo, Tyo Pakusadewo
Duration: 
80
English synopsis: 

June 1st, 1945, Ir. Soekarno read his speech - Pancasila in front of the BPU-PK, an institution set up by the Japanese government to look after the preparation for Indonesia independence. The film is about monologue of Soekarno reading his speech.

Indonesian synopsis: 

1 Juni, 1945, Ir. Soekarno membacakan pidatonya - Pancasila di depan BPU-PK, sebuah institusi yang dibuat oleh pemerintah Jepang untuk melihat persiapan kemerdekaan Indonesia.

Oskara

Image: 
Date: 
Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Director: 
Pablo Iraburu, Inaki AlForja
Duration: 
72
English synopsis: 

Oskara story arises from the meeting between Marcos Morau, an innovative choreographer, and Kukai, a group of traditional dancers from the Basque Country. Together they create a beautiful show. Through dance they address an issue that is key in the world today: who am I? What is my identity?

Indonesian synopsis: 

Cerita Oskara berawal dari pertemuan Marcos Morau, seorang koreografer inovatif dan Kukai, kelompok penari tradisional dari daerah Basque. Bersama sana mereka menciptakan penampilan yang cantik.

Ma Yan Chan - Waves of Transition

Image: 
Date: 
Thursday, 28 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Director: 
Jonas Scheu
Duration: 
30
English synopsis: 

For generations, the Dockers and their families have lived and worked along the Irrawaddy riverbank in Mandalay, the ancient royal capital of Myanmar. In a time of great political and social transition, their traditional lifestyle is suddenly declared ‘illegal’ leading to a permanent transformation of purpose and place.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Beberapa keluarga tinggal dan bekerja di sepanjang tepi sungai Irrawaddy di Mandalay, secara turun temurun. Pada masa transisi politik dan sosial yang luar biasa, gaya hidup tradisional mereka tiba-tiba dinyatakan 'ilegal'.

Lasting Marks

Image: 
Date: 
Thursday, 28 September 2017
Time: 
18:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Sarah Schuster-Johnson
Duration: 
24
English synopsis: 

Geophysicists, paleoanthropologists, and Maasai come together in Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania to answer questions about our human origins and to ask questions about our future on this planet.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Ahli geofisika, ahli paleontologi dan suku Maasai datang bersama sama di ngarai Olduvai, Tanzania untuk menjawab pertanyaan tentang asal mula manusia dan untuk mempertanyakan tentang masa depan kita di planet ini.

hUsh

Image: 
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.