The Indonesian Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) celebrated on Thursday its collaboration with Red and White China and PT Kamala Media Cipta to produce Boundless Love, a romantic drama to be directed by China’s Wing Yiming. Gansu Biaoshi Culture Communication Group has also contributed co-production funding for Boundless Love.
Directed by seasoned theater director Djaduk Ferianto and based on a script written by Agus Noor, Hakim Sarmin fails to deliver a satiric punch line describing Indonesia’s society. It instead relies heavily on triggering cheap laughter by using excessive amounts of shallow, sexist jokes, most of which center on the exploitation of a woman’s body.
Looking back, the last year has presented us with a great variety of genres and stories to tell on the stage, leaving audiences not only entertained but also enlightened.
One of Indonesia’s most celebrated vocalists, Rossa, is set to hold a charity concert for people displaced by Mount Agung’s eruptions and to help Bali’s tourism recover at The Patra Jasa, Badung regency in Bali on Dec. 31.
An Indonesian movie project, The Hunted, brought home three awards at the third Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market in Singapore and is set to receive some funding to help produce the movie.
New documentary Trophy challenges the viewer on the commodification of endangered animals. It’s a thought-provoking film,
The 39th edition of the Citra Awards – the Indonesian Film Festival’s annual event to honor cinematic achievements – took place at the Novotel Convention Center in Manado, North Sulawesi
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