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Immerse Yourself in the Vibrant World of Indonesian Cinema at Indonesian Film Week New York 2016
Indonesian Film Week New York 2016 (IFweNY 2016), curated by the esteemed “Boemboe” organization from Jakarta, invites you to embark on a captivating cinematic journey, showcasing the best of Indonesian cinema to the American public. As a pilot project, IFF aims to introduce Indonesian films across various genres, from drama and documentary to art house and thriller. With its theme, “An Introduction to Indonesian Cinemas,” and the tagline, “a movie sampling and coffee tasting,” IFF promises an unforgettable two-day event that combines the magic of film with the flavors of Indonesian coffee.
IFweNY 2016 curated by the renowned “Boemboe” organization, presents a carefully curated selection of films spanning multiple genres, including drama, documentary, art house, and thriller. Each film represents a distinct facet of Indonesian cinema, some of which have garnered accolades both in Indonesia and on the international stage. The event features a combination of feature films, Documentary film and short films, providing a comprehensive overview of Indonesia’s rich cinematic landscape.
These films present Indonesia through diverse perspectives, exploring social and political conditions, cultural nuances, and varied economic backgrounds. By delving into these narratives, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the vibrant and multifaceted nature of Indonesian society. Indonesian Film Week NY aims to foster cultural exchange and promote Indonesian cinema beyond its borders, captivating the American public with its compelling stories.
Indonesian Film Week NY took place at the Anthology Film Archive, located at 32 2nd Avenue, New York, 10003. The event showcased a diverse range of films, including feature films, short films, and a documentary. Tickets were priced at $5 per film or $10 for a full-day pass.
Indonesian Film Week NY offers a gateway to the vibrant world of Indonesian cinema, providing an opportunity for New York audiences to immerse themselves in diverse stories from a rich and culturally diverse country. By combining exceptional films with the tasting of Indonesian coffee, IFF creates a unique experience that celebrates the art of storytelling and the sensory pleasures of coffee. This pilot project holds the promise of a bright future for Indonesian films, with the potential to become an annual event that further enhances cultural exchange and appreciation between Indonesia and the United State