30 Jan – 5 Feb 2017: Indonesia

Top Picks in Jakarta, Solo, Bali, Yogyakarta from 30 January – 5 February 2017




Kompilasi Festifal Film Dokumenter, 30 January 2017, 7:30 PM, Kineforum, Jakarta

Kineforum, the alternative cinema in Jakarta, presents 4 out of the 8 documentaries that was submitted to the Festival Film Dokumenter Yogyakarta in 2016. The 4 films screened will be “Jembatan Sibuk”, “Mata Elang”, “Miang Meng Jakarta”, and “Petani Terakhir”. Festival Film Dokumenter Yogyakarta was created to celebrate new seeds of storytellers and audience. Film screenings in kineforum is open to public with a donation of IDR 20K per seat. For more information, please visit kineforum.org.


Disappearing Sounds, 30 January 2017, 5:00 PM, Kineforum, Jakarta

The Disappearing Sounds series presents the Voice of the Voiceless – a series of documentary films that aims to record the voice of those marginalized before their voices are lost forever. The three films that will be screend include “Bangkit dari Bisu”, “Sang Penari”, and “Senandung Sunyi Samudera”. These films were previously screed at ScreenDocs 2016. Film screenings in kineforum is open to public with a donation of IDR 20K per seat. For more information on these films, click here.

Sophie’s Misfortunes, 1 February 2017, 7:00 PM, IFI Auditorium, Jakarta

A fun french film for your mid-week entertainment! Sophie’s Misfortunes tells the story of Sophie, a little rebel and her cousin Paul, and what happens when she had to live with her stepmother. For more information, click here.

Remember Me, Now – 5 February 2017, Dattabot Dojo, Jakarta

Remember Me is a visual art exhibition that explores various life purposes through one simple question: What would I like to be remembered as? In this exhibition, art is not only used to express and share a vision, but also as a medium to share a legacy that would be useful in the future. Presented by students of Erudio School of Art, artist Lala Bohang, and members of Dattabot Dojo, this exhibition invites visitors to reflect and revisit their life purposes. The artworks presented also act as reminders for the visitors to appreciate every breath and live a meaningful life. For more information, visit Suar Artspace’s Facebook here.

Tiga Negeri: Peranakan Fashion and Collection of Edward Hutabarat, Didi Budiarjo and Adrian Gan, Now – 5 February 2017, Jakarta

Based on their fascinations with Peranakan Culture, Indonesia’s acclaimed fashion designers Edward Hutabarat, Didi Budiarjo, and Adrian Gan created Tiga Negeri, an installation show showcasing their modern interpretation of traditional Peranakan elements. The theree designers will also showcase their personal antique Peranakan collections including jewelries and Kebayas. This exhibition aims to highlight the importance of Peranakan culture in Indonesia while maintaining its relevance in modern society. For more information, visit http://dialogue-artspace.com.




Klenengan Slasa Legen, 30 January 2017, 7:30 PM, Balai Soedjatmoko, Solo

Karawitan Panca Budaya Laras presents a night of traditional gamelan music titled Klenengan Slasa Legen. Some communities in Solo still maintains the tradition of karawitan/ traditional gamelan music. This includes the Karawitan Panca Budaya Laras group that practices at the village head’s residence on a weekly basis. Come to Balai Soedjatmoko on 30 January to enjoy their gamelan music. For more information, click here.



Sinema Bentara – Humanisme Lintas Bangsa, 30-31 January 2017, Bentara Budaya Bali, 5:00 PM

This edition of Sinema Bentara presents stories that reflect on humanities to present different perspectives across nations. The stories share about humanity through the character daily lives, such as the story of a color-blind boy in a village in Iran as he strives for success to overcome his parents’ embarrassment of his condition. Four movies that will be screened are The Intouchables, (30 Jan, 6 PM), PK (30 Jan, 8 PM), Blue Eyed Boy (31 Jan, 6 PM), and Doctor Zhivago (31 Jan, 6:30 PM). Registrations starts at 5 PM on both days. For more information, contact Bentara Budaya Bali here.



Workshop Tari Jaipong & Kontemporer Fusion, 4-5 February 2017

Presented in collaboration with Sanggar Seni Kinanti Sekar, Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta is holding Tari Jaipong and contemporary fusion dance workshop. The workshop will be presented by Awan Metro and Rosmala Sari Dewi. Participants will be provided with snacks and lunch, and will be presented with a certificate at the completion of the workshop. Fee is IDR 100K per person. For more information and registration please contact Dili at +62-878-3892-7492 or Iyuth at +62-812-2800-2213.


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