In Competition

The Nameless Boy

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Premiere: 
World Premiere
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Diego Mahameru
Duration: 
5
English synopsis: 

The film follows a young unnamed Muslim boy through one of the protest in a long series of demonstrations by Muslim hardliners against the former governor of Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia. At the protest, the boy witnesses the reality of Indonesia’s current political turmoil, which has revealed that racial and religious discrimination are alive and growing in Indonesia today.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Pada serangkaian demonstrasi, seorang anak kecil menyaksikan realita gonjang ganjing politik Indonesia yang menguak diskriminasi ras dan agama yang hidup dan berkembang di Indonesia hari ini.

Ascension

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Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Portuguese
Director: 
Pedro Peralta
Duration: 
18
English synopsis: 

The wait is over. The boy’s body emerges from the depths of the earth. At dawn a group of peasants tries to rescue the body of a young man from the inside of a well. Women veil their faces in silence while men endure the situation. In the center of it all, a mother awaits her son’s salvation.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Penantian berakhir. Tubuh seorang pemuda dikeluarkan dari dalam tanah. Saat fajar para petani mencoba menyelamatkan tubuhnya dari dalam sumur. Para wanita menutup wajahnya dalam sunyi sementara para pria berusaha kuat. Ditengah semuanya, seorang ibu menunggu keselamatan anaknya.

White House

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Premiere: 
Asian Premiere
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Arabic
Director: 
Arastoo Mafakheri
Duration: 
20
English synopsis: 

A young minister arrived at a remote village where nothing seems to happened, until he met a young woman.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Pada suatu hari di bulan April dengan cuaca yang tidak menentu. Sopir taksi, empat penumpang, saudara perempuan dan saudara akan mengunjungi ibu mereka.

Trespass

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Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Rating: 
13+
Director: 
Mirrah Foulkes
Duration: 
12
English synopsis: 

A woman walking her dog alone in the bush has a strange encounter.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Seorang wanita berjalan sendiri dengan anjingnya lalu ada kejadian aneh di semak-semak.

The Servant

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Premiere: 
Asian Premiere
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Rating: 
13+
Director: 
Farnoosh Abedi
Duration: 
9
English synopsis: 

A bug became servant, servant became master.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Seekor serangga menjadi pelayan, pelayan menjadi majikan.

Supot

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Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Tagalog
Director: 
Phil Giordano
Duration: 
13
English synopsis: 

In provinces in the Philippines, to this day, boys around the age of 10 are circumcised. But they aren’t cut in hospitals, like in Manila, they are cut in a stream. The boys strip, jump into the water, line up, chew guava leaves, and then face the moment of truth: Will they be brave and become men or run away and be seen as cowards?

Indonesian synopsis: 

Di Filipina, sampai hari ini, anak laki-laki sekitar usia 10 tahun harus disunat. Tapi mereka tidak disunat di rumah sakit, tetapi ditepi sebuah sungai.

Parasite

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Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Hungarian
Rating: 
17+
Director: 
Péter Lakatos
Duration: 
22
English synopsis: 

A short drama about Kata, a girl in her twenties, who is overcome by fear about tiny insects as her boyfriend unexpectedly leaves her. Kata tries to escape from the putative or real cause of her problems but at the end she has to face her innermost fears.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Sebuah drama singkat tentang Kata, seorang gadis berusia dua puluhan, yang dikuasai rasa takut akan serangga kecil karena pacarnya secara tak terduga meninggalkannya.

Nokas

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Filmmaker in Attendance: 
Filmmakers In Attendance
Date: 
Sunday, 24 September 2017
Time: 
16:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Indonesian
Director: 
Manuel Alberto Maia
Duration: 
87
English synopsis: 

It is not so simple to marry in East Nusa Tenggara. Men are obliged to offer a significant dowry to the bride’s family. The sum of the dowry is often an immense burden for the groom-to-be. There are times when this tradition has also reduced the meaning of marriage into a business transaction.
Through an observational approach, this film follows Nokas’ struggle to get the dowry so he can finally be married to the love of his life.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Tidak mudah menikah di Nusa Tenggara Timur. Pria berkewajiban untuk menawarkan mas kawin yang besar ke keluarga pengantin wanita. Jumlah mas kawin seringkali merupakan beban yang sangat besar bagi calon pengantin laki-laki.

Love

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Premiere: 
International Premiere
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
Dutch
Director: 
Enang Wattimena
Duration: 
13
English synopsis: 

Enang is researching a family portrait taken in the former Dutch East Indies. His great-great-grandmother is also shown on the photo, a woman from Aceh. His mother then tells him, this wasn't the photograph they owned as a family.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Enang sedang meneliti foto keluarganya yang diambil pada zaman Hindia Belanda. Nenek buyutnya juga ada didalam foto itu, seorang wanita dari Aceh. Lalu ibunya berkata: "ini bukan foto keluarga yang kita punyai"

Jonah

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Premiere: 
Asian Premiere
Date: 
Monday, 25 September 2017
Time: 
13:30
Venue: 
Cinemaxx
Language: 
English
Director: 
Michael Maschina
Duration: 
13
English synopsis: 

Austria, 2015. It's pitch dark in the night and a lorry is trying to reach the Austrian border. A group of Syrian refugees is hidden in its interior. A girl trembles in the dark while a woman tries to sooth her narrating a story.

Indonesian synopsis: 

Austria, 2015. Malam yang gelap dan truk mencoba menuju perbatasan Austria. Sekelompok pengungsi Syria bersembunyi didalamya. Seorang gadis gemetar didalam gelap, sementara seorang wanita mencoba menenangkannya, menceritakan sebuah cerita