Master Boat Builder of Sulawesi, Haji DJafar
Davide Dominici | Indonesia | 10 MINS
HAJI DJAFAR is a master boat builder from Tana Beru, Sulawesi. Haji who is now over 80 years old was crafting traditional timber boats with only hand adzes and augers instead of the power tools that are used today. Although Haji has retired he is still passing on his skills and knowledge to his sons and grandsons in the construction of vessels that use the traditional edge-jointed technique of hidden internal dowels that are unique to this culture.
Linggih Aksara (Clarification of Liak)
Ni Luh Putu Indra Dewi Anjani | Indonesia | 25 MINS
Balinese people, when they hear the word “liak”, surely the first thing that comes to mind is the practice of black magic. people who learn the knowledge of liak also labelled as bad people in society. it deviates from the fact that actually the knowledge of liak is one of the ancestral legacies that uses characters in the body as mysticism science.
Sunjoo Lee | Netherlands | 11 MINS
A playful exploration into contemporary myths in a world explained by science and technology. The filmmaker goes around people’s homes asking how their microwave ovens work. The rumors, fantasies and odd explanations about the invisible and unknown are told with humor and curiosity.
Jazmin Sheila Ramadhani | Indonesia | 9 MINS
Indonesia has been very progressive. Women are daring to be exposed by the heat of the sun to vocalize their thought. One of the demand is equity for LGBT community. On the other side, a masculine lesbian wanted to have a child.
Nhà Ngoại (Grandma’s Home)
Anh Nguyen | Vietnam | 33 MINS
The film centers around a years-long conflict between the director’s Grandma and Aunt 3. The arguments between them occur every year on the anniversary of Grandpa’s death – the time when Aunt 3’s “sins” are brought up for heavy criticism.