Balinale 2019 is proud to present an exceptional selection of short, feature and documentaries in this year’s festival, many with the filmmakers in attendance. Each film reflects an outstanding quality of filmmaking and exceptional storytelling. Join us in showing our support and appreciation of these talented individuals.

* All Non-English Language Films will have English Subtitles


Note: All films are shown at Cinemaxx Sidewalk Mall Jimbaran. Family Film Program : Sunday 29 Sept is held at Cinemaxx Lippo Plaza Sunset.

The Visitor

WED 25 SEPT, 21.00

LANGUAGES: English, German, Polish
Justin Olstein – Australia – 11 MINS

Short | Drama, Horror

25 Wrds: A woman grapples with how far she can go to protect a late-night visitor from rapidly
encroaching danger. 50 Wrds: In present-day Melbourne, Naomi is awakened by a frantic young woman… Read More


The Wind Phone

THURS 26 SEPT, 16.00

LANGUAGE: Japanese
Kristen Gerweck – United States – 16 MINS

Short | Drama, Nature

A phone booth on an ocean cliffside brings together seven strangers whose seemingly different conversations are connected by one harrowing reality.… Read More

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Toples Cantik di Toko Daging (A Beautiful Jar In The Butcher’s Shop)

Fri 27 Sept, 16.30

LANGUAGE: Indonesian
Difizckal Satriatama – Indonesia – 17 MINS

World Premiere
Short | Short, Drama

A young mother who feels more insecure about her looks asks for her husband’s permission to go to the beauty salon. The husband dismissed her request but at the same time flirts with an attractive woman… Read More


Toy Story 4

Sun 29 Sept, 10.30

Josh Cooley – USA- 100 MINS

family film program
Feature | Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family

When a new toy called “Forky” joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.… Read More

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THURS 26 SEPT, 16.00

LANGUAGE: English, Hindi
Rishi Chandna – India – 13 MINS

Short | Documentary, Short Family, Drama

In a cramped apartment in Mumbai, a family considers eating their hell-raising pet rooster, so that they can reclaim their lives.… Read More

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Utan Rambutan (Utan the Rambutan)

Sat 28 Sept, 13.30

LANGUAGE: Indonesian
Andra Fembriarto – Indonesia – 9 MINS

Short | Animation, Family, Fantasy

25 Wrds: Utan wants to fly in the sky like a bird, but Utan is only a rambutan fruit stuck in a tree.
50 Wrds: Utan, a rambutan fruit, wants to fly like a bird, but causes a ruckus which makes other… Read More

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Wavy Tales

Fri 27 Sept, 16.30

LANGUAGE: Dutch, English, Korean
Sunjoo Lee – Netherlands – 11 MINS

Short | Documentary

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… Read More


Woo Woo

Sat 28 Sept, 15.45

LANGUAGE: No Dialogue
Ismail Basbeth – Indonesia – 14 MINS

filmmaker attending
Short | Short, Crime, Drama

Ali, 19 years old, has no family and friends except loneliness which ends up terrorizing him and his surroundings.… Read More

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