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New York City was enthralled by the Indonesian Film Festival 2017, held from August 17th to 19th at the prestigious SVA Theatre. This three-day extravaganza left audiences mesmerized with a curated selection of 12 captivating films and an engaging talk by renowned Indonesian animator, @pinot, who shared his expertise on animation for social media.
Under the theme “Beyond Diversity,” the festival showcased the richness and depth of Indonesian cinema. Five remarkable feature films transported viewers to the heart of Indonesian culture, while four awe-inspiring animations delighted audiences with their creativity. Additionally, three impactful short movies left a lasting impression, showcasing the power of concise storytelling.
@pinot, a prominent Indonesian animator residing in NYC, took center stage to discuss the fascinating world of animation for social media. His talk provided valuable insights into the innovative techniques and strategies animators employ in this digital age, highlighting the potential for animation to convey social messages.
The Indonesian Film Festival New York 2017 successfully celebrated the diversity and artistry of Indonesian cinema. Through this cinematic showcase, audiences were transported to the vibrant world of Indonesian storytelling, fostering cross-cultural understanding and appreciation.