Indonesian Short Film Night
UPDATE: This is now an online event. An email will be sent to all ticket holders with a link to watch this collection of short films online.
Show Me Shorts and the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia present an evening of Indonesian short films. Join us to celebrate the cinema of Indonesia with this vibrant collection full of family, friendship, frights, love, and contemplation of the big questions in life.
There are six short films by top Indonesian filmmakers:
- Jagawana (Rangers) directed by Svetlana Dea – Step into a dark Indonesian fairytale as we follow a woman into the forest and get lost in the dark and mysterious world of Jagawana.
- Llop Mougn (Wolf Mind) directed by Oktivani Anggia Rachmalita – A dreamy animation in which, a girl drifts inside her imagination wishing to find certainty within herself.
- Jemari Yang Menari di Atas Luka-Luka (Golden Frames in the Closet) directed by Putri Sarah Amelia – A mortuary cosmetologist faces a dilemma when she receives a call from a mother who has lost her child in an accident.
- Muslimah (Muslim women) directed by Nur Wulandari – In this fascinating documentary we meet Wuhan, an Indonesian Muslim woman who will share her thoughts about the multiple interpretations of Islam from the perspective of a modern Islamic woman.
- Life of Death directed by Jason Kiantoro and Bryan Arfiandy – In this light-hearted animation Death talks about his existence, his job and opinions on human beings.
- Reform directed by M. Ramza Ardyputra – A moving animation set in a dystopian world where villagers pour their hearts content into a communal vessel, and hope for a better world.
Auckland screening is: 7pm Tuesday 18 August at The Kingslander, 470 New North Road, KingslandBook Auckland tickets
Wellington screening is: 7pm Wednesday 19 August at Third Eye Tuatara Bar, 30 Arthur St, Te AroBook Wellington tickets
The screenings takes place in the upstairs function room at both venues (sorry no wheelchair access). There is no allocated seating, so we encourage you to arrive early. The bar will be open with food and drink available for purchase.
Language: All films screen with English subtitles if not in English
Run Time: approx 63 minutes
Rating: to be advised
Films provided with thanks by: Minikino Film Week
Support received with thanks from: Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia
FAQ: Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, just your name and email confirmation is fine.
FAQ: What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The Kingslander is a very short walk from Kingsland train station. There is street parking available but make sure to allow time to find a park. Some of the parking on New North Road is pay and display.
Parking lot and street parking is available at Third Eye Tuatara Bar.
FAQ: Will there be door sales? Previous events have sold out online before the night so it is recommended to pre-book. If online sales do not sell out there may be limited door sales. Door sales are cash only.